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Traveling Across Iowa

Our trip across Iowa was wonderful. The weather was perfect and, as always, we explored whatever drew our attention and had no set plans as we crossed the state. We were lucky to drop-in on an old college friend and … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeping in Iowa

“Leaf peepers” are folks who like to travel to view and photograph the beautiful colors of fall foliage. We aren’t specifically looking for it, but we happen to be on the road during the peak viewing period and can’t help … Continue reading

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American Gothic

American Gothic, the famous painting by Grant Wood, depicts a man and woman in front of a real house that still stands is Eldon, Iowa. Eldon is about 125 miles southwest of this amazing barn mural we passed on Highway … Continue reading

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Effigy Mounds National Monument

Today we got on the road around 1:30pm central time. We drove to Effigy Mounds National Monument in Harper’s Ferry, Iowa. It’s located right over the Mississippi river. The real attraction is of course the mounds and there are hiking … Continue reading

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