Journey’s End

Journey's End After living through 105 cold Nebraska winters, Adela Tikalsky was laid to rest in Niobrara, just a few miles from where she was born. Adela was born in the original farmhouse on the the Holan Homestead (parent's) and lived there for 65 years. The farm and family was her life. She never had … Continue reading Journey’s End

Scribner Air Base

On the way to Scribner, Nebraska (pop. 857) there is a sign near a gravel road that winds south up into the bluffs.  The sign reads, "Scribner Air Base".  Over the last fifty years, on my way to Niobrara, Nebraska, I've driven past that sign but never thought much about it.  Last week, with a … Continue reading Scribner Air Base

Horse Feeder

Traveling along the back roads in Cherry County, NE, I came upon this horse feeder.  No horses were in sight, but I needed this picture to explain what a horse feeder looked like. I had used a horse feeder in an earlier blog about a prairie landscape I shot in northeast Nebraska near Niobrara.  The … Continue reading Horse Feeder

Buffalo Chip Tossing

Ever thrown a buffalo chip?  First of all, what is a buffalo chip?  A buffalo chip is dried buffalo poop, also known as "chips" or cow pies.  Buffalo Chip Throwing contests are popular (well, something you have to try once in your life) in the midwest and western states of the US.  Chips are generally … Continue reading Buffalo Chip Tossing