Chapter01

South Dakota

A Brief Detour

South Dakota can be a pretty surprising place. I left it yesterday for a brief stay in Iowa, but not before I saw what I believe to be one of the coolest things that exists in the state of SD: the National Music Museum. I had to drive an hour out of my way to go see it. I had some time to kill, so…

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A Few Updates

As you may already be aware, my brother and I do a collaborative vlog every week called the Doubtful Solutions Brothers. I’ve done a few vlogs about my travels so far, which go to a few places that I have yet to go here on the blog. Here they are, for your enjoyment: So it begins Recorded the s…

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Sunday in the Park

Sunday morning is my day off on the farm, so I decided to go do some exploring. The nearest city is Sioux Falls, so that’s where I went. Driving around an unfamiliar city is always a bit interesting, so one of the first things I noticed was this bit of good design: Do you see what I see? This sign s…

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Tools

Man has always been very dependent on his tools. A dog has tooth and claw; a camel can traipse across a desert without an issue; an orangutan can climb the highest trees to harvest his fodder. That’s not the case with man, out-of-the-box we aren’t equipped to do anything particularly useful. Ah, but…

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Monday at the Good Earth

Monday on the farm is a long day of intense sunlight and constantly switching tasks. Here’s a taste of what we did today: Walked through the whole watering system and patched leaks (over a dozen of them) Picked two bushels of peppers, two bushels of squash, and one bushel of lemon cucumbers Picked S…

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100 Words

Friendly faces and wide open spaces. South Dakota feels pretty much like home. The drive up took about four hours, but it was a pretty nice trip. I realized that this is only the second time in my life that I’ve gone on a lengthy trip by myself… I’m not sure what to think about that. Roadtrips are bette…

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