Events of the Day
[Additional commentary to be added later]
07:00 AM – woke; showered
08:30 AM – Morning weather briefing
09:09 AM – Tried for breakfast at Cowboy Cafe – Closed (COVID) – Re-opens 11 May. Darn!
09:15 Fuel Up – Casey’s – Breakfast is somewhere down the road
10:50 AM – ON THE ROAD heading north toward Topeka
12:01 PM – LUNCH: Cracker Barrel, Topeka, KS
2:52 PM – Cross Missouri River. Enter Iowa. Haze to our west and a growing cumulus field to our south, along the IA-MO border.
5:37 PM – Continue north. Cross into South Dakota.
17:45 Crepuscular Rays (faint) on our west
7:09 PM – Arrive in Vermillion, SD
xxxx – Dinner at Dakota Brick House, Vermilion, SD
09:00 PM – Pick up a USB-A to USB-C cable (for charging my MiFi unit) at the local WalMart. Walk back to the motel, as a nice evening stroll feels good.
10:14 PM – Turn in for the night – Best Western, Vermillion, SD