South Dakota National Grasslands: In Which the Author Weathers the Storm July 30th 2009 Day 2: Fort Pierre National Grasslands, 20 miles south of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota
As previously mentioned, Sophie (le dog) and I had, in just 24 hours gone from the city of big shoulders to the middle of South Dakota. I had made a good dinner, consisting of Zataran’s cheddar rice, dried Trader Joe lentils, and peanuts, drizzled with hot sauce. Excellent, and really allowed me t ... read more
North America » United States » South Dakota » Pierre Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Possessing both intellect and carelessness, Dave is a college teacher from Chicago, Illinois.
During the "teaching summer break" of 2009, beginning on July 25th and ending August 31, 2009, Dave left Chicago, Illinois in a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck, accompanied by his dog, Sophie, in a cross-country "loop" driving trek from Chicago, Illinois to Utah, taking the "southern northern" route across the country (through southern South Dakota and Northern Wyoming). This 38-day driving trip includes details of 5 National Parks, and many more National Forests. A ten... full info