Posts authored by ‘Heather’

Safety First Safety First By | Aug 5th, 2009 | Category: Culture Thus far, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the 69th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. I made it to the Korn concert on Monday night at the Full Throttle—Awesome—TruTV was even there filming. Checking out all of the bikes on Sturgis’ main street, also great. But this year I have been disappointed in something: the number of accidents is […]
Now That’s a Harley! Now That’s a Harley! By | Aug 3rd, 2009 | Category: Discoveries I’m a fan of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, that’s for sure. I’m there every year, checking out the vendors, hitting up a few concerts and, of course, scoping out all of the bikes. I’m by no means a motorcycle expert, but the designs of the bikes are enough to catch anyone’s eye. Especially if it’s […]
Photo Fun in the Black Hills Photo Fun in the Black Hills By | Jul 31st, 2009 | Category: Culture It always makes me smile to see people surrounding the Wild Bill statue outside of Four Aces in Deadwood for a photo.  Do a search for , you’ll find a good amount of pictures of people riding the huge jackalope in the backyard or sitting on a bench next to one of the many life-size […]
Devils Tower, the 1st National Monument Devils Tower, the 1st National Monument By | Jul 29th, 2009 | Category: Culture One of the favorite sightseeing trips I’ve had since moving to the Black Hills was visiting Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming. I’ve you’ve never been there, you should probably be jealous. The site is amazing. Don’t be surprised if you have a hard time taking your eyes off the tower once it comes into […]
John Perrett, aka, Potato Creek Johnny John Perrett, aka, Potato Creek Johnny By | Jul 27th, 2009 | Category: Culture This past weekend my brother and his family came out to the Black Hills for a visit. After taking a break from the 4-wheeling and grilling, we decided to do some sightseeing. Since my mother was the only one of us who’d visited the grave sites of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane, we decided to […]
That Time of Year That Time of Year By | Jul 23rd, 2009 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Anytime I take a ride in the car, I’m usually scoping out the license plates on the vehicles around me to see how many states and provinces I can spot.  Just going about a mile through Deadwood I spotted Saskatchewan, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, New York and Nebraska. I wouldn’t be surprised […]
Enjoy Some Tee Time in the Black Hills Enjoy Some Tee Time in the Black Hills By | Jul 17th, 2009 | Category: Outdoor Adventure If you’ve read some of my past blogs, you’ve probably gathered that I love the summer in the Black Hills. The majority of my recent writings have revolved around hiking trails, lakes, rock climbing, biking, etc. etc. Well, today while I was daydreaming about being outside, I started thinking about another outdoor activity that I […]
A Great Way to Spend a Summer Day A Great Way to Spend a Summer Day By | Jul 13th, 2009 | Category: Outdoor Adventure This summer, I plan to spend as much time as possible at the lake. My friend Brandy and I have already spent our share of days enjoying Iron Creek. If you ask me, there’s nothing better than some sunshine and the sparkling lake water surrounded by the beautiful Black Hills National Forest. I was thinking […]
Chuckwagon Suppers: Entertaining, Fun and Delicious Chuckwagon Suppers: Entertaining, Fun and Delicious By | Jul 10th, 2009 | Category: Events One of my favorite parts of vacation is going out to eat. I’ve never been a fan, or very capable, of cooking. So, sitting down and letting someone else prepare a meal for me has always been a good time in my book. Well, for your next dining-out experience in the Black Hills, you might […]
Warehouse 13 Airs Tonight Warehouse 13 Airs Tonight By | Jul 7th, 2009 | Category: Culture I’ve blogged about this plenty of times before, but South Dakota is quite the popular set for movies and television productions, whether they’re actually filmed here or are the inspiration for a Hollywood movie set. Well, it was only a matter of time before the unique location and beauty of the Badlands found itself as […]
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