Tag Archives: South Dakota

Elemental Persuasion

“Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.” – Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian Writer Advertisements

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Solitary Bison

In response to The Daily Post’s Photo Challenge, “Solitude“. Bisons usually move around in herds, but hubby and I spotted this one all by his lonesome at the turn leading to Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. Poor bison, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Badlands

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Tasty Tuesday: Kuchen 

This cake-like German pastry – made with sweet dough and a filling of custard, fruit or nuts – was first introduced to the area in the 19th century and has been a favorite among locals ever since. In the spring … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota 

One of the places I had always wanted to visit was Mount Rushmore. Reading about the memorial and looking at pictures of the faces of George Washington,  Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln carved on the side of the … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Chislic 

“No single dish is more strongly associated with South Dakota than chislic. Those not from the area often mistake this beloved snack for shish kebab. And, although the two are similar, the difference is in the details. While shish kebabs … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Sylvan Lake, SD

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Snapshot: Mama and Baby Burro

Feral burros roam the Wildlife Loop of Custer State Park in South Dakota.  Their ancestors used to haul visitors to the top of Harney Peak, the highest natural point in the State. When the rides were discontinued, the burros were … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Indian Taco

“Fans of traditional tacos will love this Native American twist on an old classic. This variation consists of everything you would expect to find on a normal taco, but with a few key differences. Namely, they’re served on fry bread … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Black Hills Gold Jewelry 

Black Hills Gold jewelry is exclusively unique to the Black Hills of South Dakota. By law, manufacturers can only call their products Black Hills gold jewelry if they are made in the Black Hills. It was first created by a … Continue reading

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