June 14, 2014

Back in Texas

We arrived back in Texas this evening. I can’t wait for our next Colorado adventure! My bags are already packed…

June 13, 2014

Farewell, Colorado

Well, our time in Colorado is coming to an end. We’re on our way back to Texas, and stopped for lunch in Colorado Springs. I had Chipotle, in case you were wondering.

June 11, 2014

Hot Sulphur Springs

Today we went over to Hot Sulphur Springs for a relaxing soak in the hot springs. They have around 20 different pools, ranging in temperature from 95 degrees to 112 degrees. If you’re wondering, yes, I tried the 112-degree pool, and it was a bit too hot for my taste. My preferred range is 104-108. […]

June 9, 2014

Mountains, Pizza, and Charlie

We finally made it to the mountains! Yay! Of course, we had to stop in Idaho Springs for some pizza from Beau Jo’s. My favorite! I never miss a chance to stop here. Seriously. Never. After lunch, we did a little exploring, and discovered a path leading to Charlie and his waterwheel. I always see […]

June 8, 2014

Aunts, and Uncles, and Cousins! Oh my!

Today we headed over to Brush for a family reunion picnic. It was really nice getting to spend some time with relatives that we don’t get to see often enough, since we live so far away. It was a nice, relaxing afternoon, filled with good food (I really need to get that recipe for lemonade […]

June 7, 2014

Fort Morgan

This evening we arrived in Fort Morgan, our first stop in Colorado. Fort Morgan is a small town in Northeastern Colorado. We used to come through here as kids on our way to visit relatives. It doesn’t seem like much has changed. The thing I always remembered was the sugar mill. I’m glad to see […]

June 7, 2014

Nebraska in Ten Minutes or Less

Today I visited Nebraska for the very first time. We passed through the southwest corner on our way to our first stop in Colorado. I was there for maybe ten minutes. It was the best ten minutes I ever spent in Nebraska.

June 6, 2014

A Stop in Salina

After a long day of driving, we stopped for the evening in Salina. For those of you uninitiated in Salina, it’s a smallish city in the heart of Kansas, surrounded by lots of farmland. I probably wouldn’t even mention the stop, but a funny thing happened when I was in a store picking up a […]

June 6, 2014

A Grand Getaway

Nine days. 2,000 miles. Memories to last a lifetime. Come along with us on our Grand Getaway!

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