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  1. Dan Ryan Galt

    February 1st, 2013

    Oh give ma a home where the buffalo roam and I’ll show you a dirty house…but it will still be cleaner than Detroit.

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  2. Dr. Tar

    February 1st, 2013

    Do people in S. Dakota think they live in the West or the Midwest? I’m never sure just how far the Midwest stretches. Does the Midwest include Kentucky? How about Missouri?

    Its kinda like being middle class. A lot of people claim to be middle class when in fact they are lower upper class or upper lower class.

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  3. John Bernard Books

    February 1st, 2013

    People in that string of states running from Texas north to the Canadian border refer to ourselves as living in the “Prairie States.”

    Fur, this was great to see. I hope it becomes a regular Friday feature.

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  4. Claudia

    February 1st, 2013

    @John, illustr8r posted this, and yes; it’s a regular feature now.

    illustr8r, BEEEE-oootiful!

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  5. jeckelmyhyde

    February 1st, 2013

    @Dr Tar
    My wife and I have had this argument for years, but she stands tall that Belle Fourche is the center of the U.S..

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  6. Dr. Tar

    February 1st, 2013

    @Jeckelmyhyde she has a point


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  7. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    February 1st, 2013

    Just gorgeous! Makes me want to get nekkid, put on my knee-high SNAKE boots and just run through the fields like … like … like whatshisname from Monty Python.

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  8. The Finisher

    February 1st, 2013

    Truly beautiful in so many ways!

    Thank you.

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  9. Unruly Refugee

    February 1st, 2013

    Love it!
    Few years ago I drove 165 miles of back roads in the Black Hills with my dog just as winter was coming on and only passed a dozen or so vehicles the whole time. Spent a week there.
    Didn’t go to Mt Rushmore to see the three land surveyors and the other guy carved on the hill. I stay away from the crowds.
    The Black Hills still belong to the Lakota, and the government is still trying to get them to accept payment in exchange for the rights of ownership. Gov has possession without rights.

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  10. Aunt Liz

    February 1st, 2013

    @illustr8r – thanks so much for posting that. Good to be reminded that those wide open spaces still exist – and I loved seeing the bison and mustangs running free.

    This truly is a land worth fighting for.

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