Tag 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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On Sunday the 25th of June, following our weekend at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, we set out across Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains for Cody. The Bighorn Mountains are both quiet and lovely. In fact, they are often advertised as … 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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