The middle of nowhere? We found it ...Toadstool Geological Park in northwest Nebraska. Millions of years of erosion of the sediment layers left sandstone formations on "stems" of clay. This unique landscape is surrounded by native grasslands in the Nebraska sandhills. Oddly enough, we still had cell service. Thught for the Day: Everyday, spend some … Continue reading Can You Hear Me Now?
I have many fond childhood memories of my cousins in Brady, Nebraska (click here) and the surrounding sandhills. Reuniting with them for their mother's funeral this weekend was a chance to recall those carefree summers at Lake Jeffrey. Things I remember about visiting my cousins include my Aunt Marge's (her name was Marjorie, but we … Continue reading Nebraska Sandhills
Clinton is another Nebraska town just barely hanging on. This tiny but still incorporated town of 33 is located on US Highway 20 in Sheridan County in the northwestern part of the sandhills. There were a few small grain elevators along the highway that looked like the only commercial business in town, but the town was shrouded … Continue reading Clinton, NE