We left Wednesday afternoon, June 28 about 4:00 in the afternoon. First we drove from Washington into Idaho.
A short hour or so later, at the top of Lookout Pass, we crossed into Montana.
Montana and Idaho are so beautiful. Lots of snow is still on the mountains, even with the heat we've had. We spent the night at the bottom of Homestake Pass in Whitehall, MT. Early Thursday we were on the road again and drove 12 1/2 hours that day.
After just a few hours and 200 or so miles, we crossed into South Dakota. Although we drove through Sturgis, (where the motorcycle rally is held every year), Spearfish and Rapid City, there was no stopping us. We were on a mission to see our girls. Thursday night we stayed in Mitchell, SD, home of the famous "Corn Palace."
We knew we were back in the plains states because of the endless vistas of prairie and cows!
We made it. We crossed the Mormon Bridge into north Omaha and Grandma's, (Dennis' Mom's), house is only about 5 minutes from here. Finally, after 23 1/2 hours of driving we were here. Mandy and Brad have bought a house in Omaha and are waiting for the closing late next week. Meanwhile, Grandma is enjoying having everyone there with her.
This was our prize when we arrived. She was thrilled with the baby sweater, hat, socks and blanket I knitted for her baby on the drive. It was SO good to get hugs from her and her Mama.
I have lots to do today and plan to head to the lake this afternoon for a day or two. I'll try to catch up with everyone soon. I'll write more in a day or so to tell you about the fun things we did while in Omaha, but I wanted to thank you all for your prayers for my back while traveling. I appreciate each and every one of them.
I'm already planning my next trip there in a couple of months. This time I'll try flying!
"Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4