Category Archives: Colorado

Traveling Towards Syzygy

The last time I saw an eclipse was February 1979. I would have been eight years old and my memory of it is hazy. I remember standing outside my elementary school watching the moon eat away the sun through makeshift … Continue reading

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Summer in the Rockies

Well we’ve almost wrapped up our second busy summer on the road and once again I’ve managed to get behind in my blogging. While this was predictable, it is still disappointing! So, in an effort to catch-up… We spent most … Continue reading

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May – D.C. to the Colorado Rockies

We left D.C. on Friday May 5th. While our ultimate destination was Michigan for a 10-day visit, we had intermediate stops in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. Early in the spring we made an 8 May service appointment for a few … Continue reading

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8-11 July 2016 – Dinosaur National Monument

We didn’t adequately stock up on groceries before leaving Avon, Colorado for Rocky Mountain National Park. Naively assuming that we would be able to adequately stock up on groceries en-route, Anna brushed off my pre-departure logistical warnings. Her lovely world … Continue reading

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July 5-8, 2016 – Rocky Mountain National Park July 5-8, 2016

Game on!!  First stop on The Big Big Trip. We left Vail in the late morning on the 5th of July.  We decided to take the scenic route to Rocky Mountain National Park and drove across via routes 131 and 1 … Continue reading

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