"I've been about the world a lot, and pretty much over our own country, but I was totally unprepared for that revelation called the Dakota Badlands. What I saw gave me an indescribable sense of mysterious elsewhere - an endless supernatural world more spiritual than earth, but created out of it," said Frank Lloyd Wright… Continue reading Badlands/Custer State Park/Mount Rushmore
It's easy to get focused on the final goal, rather than what we are seeing, feeling, and learning along the way. I know I am guilty of that in my every day life. We even find ourselves doing that on our trip...driving to get somewhere and then remembering that the journey is part of… Continue reading Focusing on the Journey, Not the Destination
Alice's Birthplace We left Cincinnati and headed to Jackson Center, OH, home of the Airstream factory, and Alice's birthplace. We took a tour and learned so much about their production line. Our tour guide has worked at Airstream for 50 years and been giving tours for the past 30. It was so heart warming to… Continue reading Heading to the Windy City
Urban Adventures We were incredibly impressed with downtown Cincinnatti, the food, the architecture, the city pride, and the things to do. This city has revitalized itself, coming from the most dangerous city in American nearly 10 years ago to a tourist destination. Findley Park has German heritage and amazing food, from the chocolates to… Continue reading A Taste of Cincinnatti
Charging Our Batteries Alice is resting for several days at a beautiful campground within Winton Woods County Park outside of Cincinnati. (Thank you Buchanan's for the recommendation!) The sites are beautiful and spacious and the park has a golf course, water park for younger children and boat rentals. We walked and roller bladed on the… Continue reading Cincinnati, the Rhodes are Here!
We set off our adventure on Saturday a little later than expected and with traffic heading into the mountains of Virginia and then West Virginia, and it was slow going. We stopped halfway in Beckley, West Virginia to stretch, grab a bite to eat and have a little adventure. Poncho & Lefty's was a great… Continue reading Coal Miner’s Daughter
With love and support from our family, friends, and coworkers, we have set off on our adventure! Our first stop is Winton Woods Campground. Send Off Love Our family came for an early birthday party for Brady and to give us goodbye hugs, a sweet sign and handsewn neck rests. We are appreciative of their… Continue reading Wheels Up to Cincinatti!