Beating the winter doldrums: Taking a day trip

As winter nears its end, I think a lot of us are starting to have that cooped up feeling. You know it – we basically go from home to work or the store and back home. You want to get out and see some of the world. We’re ready for some fun time. But, we […]

Take a history drive along the Lewis and Clark Scenic Byway in Nebraska

Growing up in the eastern edge of the state, most Nebraskans know the story of Lewis and Clark. We learned about the two explorers in school. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the expedition of the new territory of the United States after we bought the land from the French as part of the Louisiana […]

Burt County Museum allows look at Tekamah history

Imagine pouring gasoline or kerosene into your iron and lighting it with a match. How about putting charcoal in an iron? Then, imagine actually using it to press clothes. These antique irons and several more are on display at the Burt County Museum in Tekamah, Nebraska. Tekamah is about a 45-minute drive north of Omaha. […]

Burt County provides diverse attractions in northeast Nebraska

Burt County, Nebraska, offers visitors a range of attractions – from an overlook along the Missouri River to a look at a community’s Swedish heritage. Lisa and I had been interested in taking a driving tour of the small county northeast of Omaha. I used to live in Oakland – the Swedish Capital of Nebraska […]

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