Arbor Day has roots in Nebraska; Tree beauty abounds

Warren Buffett is credited with saying “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree long ago.” How many of us even think about a tree’s life when we see them or take a rest under the shade? I know I’ve been among the many who complain during the Fall when leaves […]

Tim’s walking challenge: 3 months down, ahead of the game

The walk across America continues. After three months, I have “traveled” 774.11 miles. Based on Googlemaps.com, I am at Grand Junction, Colorado. It was a challenge to average the steps per day, but I did t. I averaged 10.43 miles per day. I started with 3,082 miles to go. My overall goal is 8.46 miles […]

Runza – a Nebraska original

I was first introduced to Runza as a kid. In a previous post – Why I Blame my Dad ,  I mentioned how we moved every couple of years. When we came home to visit, Runza was one of the “must” stops we had to make, so my dad could enjoy some native Nebraska food. […]

Four Corners Monument – It’s worth the drive

  Need to cross Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah off your list of states to visit? One solution – visit the Four Corners Monument, and you can do that. Four Corners is the only spot where that many states meet in our country. Of course, to get to Four Corners, you’ll have to drive […]

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