I n August 2016, I moved from Chicago to Reno with my husband, Brandon, and daughter, Mrinalini. Over the course of a week, we drove through Wisconsin, Minnesota, dropped down into Iowa for a picnic, then South Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho before reaching Nevada. In South Dakota, just outside Badlands National Park, we stopped at a Prairie Homestead built in 1909. There we played dress up in the style of Laura Ingalls Wilder, whose "Little House" series was one of my childhood favorites.

Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan
Chicago, IL
Photo Location
Philip, SD
Reno, NV
My husband, Brandon, and my daughter, Mrinalini, who was then three years old.

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