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Are Long Distance Trails Normal?

As a brief follow up to my previous, wordy, rambling, existential treatise.  I want to also talk a little about typical, usual, “normal” businesses. In the scene I described in the previous post, the standard suburban shopping area, there is … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Great Plains Sites?

2015 – The Year of the Great Plains As I have brazenly declared, 2015 is The Year of the Great Plains, and I’m dedicating this blog all year to providing information for anyone on where to go to enjoy some … Continue reading

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2015 – The Year of the Great Plains!

Happy 2015 from the Great Plains Trail Alliance!  We’re excited about this year because we have some projects underway that we hope will help to put the Great Plains Trail “on the map,” so to speak.  I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Super and Great (Bowl and Plains)

Let’s take a short break from our sampling of buttes of the Great Plains, and briefly connect today’s big game, Super Bowl XLVIII, to the Great Plains. Admittedly, the connection between the Super Bowl and the Great Plains is pretty … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2014!

Happy New Year from the Great Plains Trail! I’m excited for the new year because I’m excited about another year of progress on the GPT.  I’m looking forward to routing and mapping more trail and encouraging people to get out … Continue reading

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Interpreting Mystical Poets . . . or . . . Are We “There” Yet?

“Great is the earth, and the way it became what it is,  Do you imagine it has stopped at this? . . . . and the increase abandoned?  Understand then that it goes as far onward from this as this … Continue reading

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The Great Plains – The Most American Landscape

Happy 4th of July from the Great Plains Trail!  On this most American of holidays, it’s time to recognize (and brag just a bit) that the most American of landscapes is indeed the Great Plains.  I will expand on this … Continue reading

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