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Boys Town…

Omaha, NB – Boys Town Boys Town in Omaha is very much a part of the heart of America.  They have been helping poor kids for more than a hundred years now. This pic was taken at a… Read More

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The Right To Vote…

Omaha,NV – Native Americans The right to vote is the very bedrock of what it means to be American. One-person-One-vote balances the playing field (or at least it could) for representation in our government process. It is amazing… Read More

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Railroads…

Omaha, NB – Railroads Although this is a picture from an Omaha Nebraska museum it could have been taken from many other American cities. Railroads were a major part of our industrial age.  Many futurists now predict a… Read More

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Wilderness Park…

Omaha, NB – Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness Park VI This is a continuation of last weeks post about Omaha’s Wilderness Park bronzes. They make for an amazing stroll through the downtown area.

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Sculptures

Omaha, NB – Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness Park IV This is a continuation of last weeks post about Omaha’s Wilderness Park bronzes. They make for an amazing stroll through the downtown area.

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Wilderness Park…

Omaha, NB – Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness Park II This is a continuation of last weeks post about Omaha’s Wilderness Park bronzes. They make for an amazing stroll through the downtown area. That is me on the left and no I… Read More

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Wilderness Park

Omaha, NB – Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness Park II This is a continuation of last weeks post about Omaha’s Wilderness Park bronzes. They make for an amazing stroll through the downtown area.

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Wilderness Spirit

Omaha, NB – Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness Park The pioneer spirit that makes us a unique country is epitomized by the sculptures that adorn much of downtown Omaha. I will be spending the rest of this week giving you… Read More

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Human Beings…

Omaha, NB -Durham Museum What makes American does not just include it bright side but also its dark side. I came across this sign in the Durham Museum in Omaha a few years ago. One of America’s dark… Read More

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Re-purposing…

Omaha, NB – The Old Market The main tourist attraction in downtown Omaha is the Old Market district.  It is a several block area of re-purposed warehouses. They have been turned into  high quality restaurants and shops. It… Read More

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People Who Care

Omaha NB – Boys’ Town One of the critical parts of what is the heart of America are people who care and actually do something about it.. One of those people was a Catholic priest named Father Flanagan…. Read More

Boy’s Town

1934 – Boys Town, Omaha Neb.   I chose a slice of this picture for the header but wanted you to see the whole thing. I took this re-snap about a year ago when we visited there.

Omaha….

This picture is from the Spirit Of Nebraska Wilderness Park in Omaha. A great place to visit….

On The Road – Omaha (Day 5)

It was a very interesting day today. We spent the first part of it at Father Flannigan’s Boys Home and then went to the Spirit of Nebraska Wilderness Project in the downtown area. It is nice to see that… Read More

On The Road – Omaha/Durnam Museum (Day 4)

I want to say out front that I am very impressed with Omaha. It seems like the quint-essential city to me. It is probably the cleanest city we have visited during our twenty-six years of April road trips…. Read More

On The Road – Omaha (Day 3)

We didn’t have much of a drive today; just across the river to Omaha and then north to our first sightseeing venture. But we did make some new friends today while visiting the Wildlife Safari Preserve. My wife… Read More

The Trouble With Wall Street Is……

The trouble with Wall Street is well, Wall Street. Those folks in New York City, especially Manhattan, think they are the center of the universe. Lets move our financial institutions to Omaha Nebraska.  That will give them more… Read More

On The Road Again…..

We will be on the road again in about a week and I am going to do my usual “on the road” daily blog posts giving you my observations and experience of what we visit.  This time we… Read More

Omaha NE – 2009

The above sculpture was on the front of one of the government office buildings in Omaha NE. I’m not sure what the underlying meaning of the sculpture is? But it certainly got my attention!

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