Category Archives: Travel

Colorado Adventures

July 12, 2009 Friday, we hopped in the car and drove to Idaho Springs.  It was about a 45 minute drive from our home in Commerce City.  We stopped at a visitor’s center, which was closed.  We ended up hiking … Continue reading

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Middle Earth, Colorado

September 27, 2009 Middle Earth From the Misty Mountains to the Mines of Moria to Mordor, I feel as if I’ve been traveling some alternative version of Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings recently. Ah, but you know … Continue reading

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Vail

January 4, 2010 Blue Moon This year began with a Blue Moon.  Technically 2009 ended with a Blue Moon, but it was the 2nd Full Moon of December.  So a Full Moon also greeted the New Year.  A Blue Moon … Continue reading

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Cripple Creek

June 11, 2010 Frontier Family The frontier is not a forgiving place.  It takes just as quickly as it gives it seems.  You can strike it rich, but then have your mine collapse on you.  You can build a town, … Continue reading

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New York City

March 24, 1999 Wednesday A dark rainy New York Night.  The gothic buildings, crowded streets, loud and aggressive taxis, lights and horns…These are the overwhelming sights and sounds that blend into one feeling, which a is a mixture of movies … Continue reading

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Oklahoma

July 1992 I went to many places in Oklahoma during the three weeks I was there.  My plane landed in Tulsa, but I also visited Chandler, Cushing, Davenport, Edmund, Enid, Oklahoma City and Stroud.  Perhaps the most adventurous part of … Continue reading

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California

August 6, 1995 Golden. California always seemed golden to me.  It was a place of sunshine and hope…I remember asking Mom to pack up and move to California when my problems were too much to bear. After endless hours of … Continue reading

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