At first light Saturday, with a hangover, I left against a hard headwind. It took me 10½ hours to make 50 miles! I was usually going just a bit faster than walking speed, and sometimes less than walking speed. Just to the north of Walnut Grove, I stopped to take a few pictures:
Somehow I doubt if this water tower was here when Laura Ingalls was around:
Then, When I went to grab my wallet to get something to eat, I realized it was GONE! I biked back about half way, slept in a picnic pavillion, and then got back to Renville on Easter.