One thing you need to know about me is that I love visiting obscure tourist attractions. I always have. I've seen big balls of string, Mystery Spots and odd museums from coast to coast. Yes, I'm the kind of guy who actually stops to read those historical markers on the side of the road.
Performing at libraries across the Midwest gives me a chance to see some remarkable things that just make me giddy. Corn Palace? Been there. Wall Drug? Wouldn't miss it. Carhenge? Definitely! I've also been to the Museum of the Fur Trade in Chadron; a Woolly Mammoth dig site in South Dakota and the Villisca Axe Murder House. But what really took my breath away was the Dignity Sculpture in Chamberlain.
I've seen pictures of this remarkable work of art online but seeing it in person is something I wasn't prepared for. Each step I took, the statue got larger and larger. It's 50 feet tall and absolutely stunning.
Experiencing incredible things like this...and Mount Rushmore...and North Dakota's Enchanted Highway...and scores of other sites is one of the priceless perks my job offers me. I can't wait to see what I get to see next year!