Monday, August 28, 2017

Slatington this week

Off to Slatington this week.  I know we at least sold the Windmill.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Shipshewana, IN

Well, there was a antique mall in Shipshewana but it closed last year.  To bad, we had bought from there in the past.  Anyway, heading home.

Friday, August 25, 2017

The Corn Palace

Yes, in Mitchell, SD there is the one and only "Corn Palace".  This started in the late 1800's and continues today.  Yesterday our hotel happened to be in Mitchell, SD and with that opportunity, we jumped at the chance for a visit.  OK, maybe not top on our list, but it was fun.  Just down the street was a nice Antique store were we did purchase a few items.  With that said, as soon as we get home it's time to get ready for Kutztown.

All made of corn cobs, it's about 15 x15.

Unfortunately we are going to miss the Corn Palace festival. 

As you know, every festival must have their queen. 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Badlands, SD

Working our way home and drove through the Badlands SD National Park yesterday.  It' a big place and a little warm.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mt. Rushmore & Crazy Horse

Yesterday the weather was perfect.  Stopped at Mt. Rushmore first.  Very impressive.  Then on to Crazy Horse.  The sheer size is amazing and thinking this was started by one man is even more amazing. But I think it will be 100's years before it's done.

That's how large this is.

Small scale.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A long trip, but one you would not want to miss

Yesterday was a long one.  Because of the weather forecast we would have to leave Kearney, NE. and head west.  So at 2am we were back on the road with only a couple of hours of sleep heading to WY.  There was a place called Jay Em, WY. 375 miles away that looked good.  It was a good choice, the weather was perfect.  We saw 2 1/2 minutes total eclipse.
Believe me, much better in person.  
The corona light, only seen on a total eclipse.
This is not a sunset but 11:00 am at the start of the total eclipse.
Fellow eclipse watchers parked next to use, Richard from Denver and
Hanna from Hollywood.  Richard worked for NASA.

And yes, traffic.

Monday, August 21, 2017

At last

Jay Em, WY.  Now we wait. 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kearney, NE

Well no more antiques for now.  Now it's eclipse time, the weather looks iffy for tomorrow so we might leave very very early to drive toward Wyoming. I'll let you know after the eclipse.

Grinnel, IA

Stopped at a Antique mall in Illinois and found a few items.
Very nice antique store.

Your never know what you may find.  We are taking this back to NJ.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Maumee OH

Stopped at the Maumee antique mall,  found nothing.  Now onto Iowa.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Nebraska bound

Heading out to Nebraska for the total eclipse.  We'll do a little antiquing along the way.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Slatington Market Place August 2017

A little late in posting this.  July was a slow month.