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Too Thick to Drink, Too Thin to Plow

Continuing our adventures with the rivers of the Great Plains, the next major river as we head south from the Yellowstone is the Platte River.  The Platte is really the joining of its two main tributaries, the North Platte and … Continue reading

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The Magnificence of Being

There is a mysterious, but consistent thread running through the literature of the Great Plains.  This being that there is something about the open spaces of the world which elicits an almost existential response from those who visit them.  I … Continue reading

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