Monthly Archives: July 2011

Going home.

Feels like home to me. Feels like home to me. Feels like I’m all way back where I belong.  -Randy Newman Thanks for putting up with all the technical difficulties I had every day along the way.  I think WordPress … Continue reading

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Day Twelve: Mesa Verde & New Mexico

  Mesa Verde I had heard about for many years, and had expected to see some Kivas, and holes in walls. But we never expected to witness what we saw.  At 11,000 feet, we had been going up and down … Continue reading

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Day Eleven: Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colo.

Our roadtrip this time focuses on Canyons, Craters, and Caves. Today we saw a huge canyon called The Royal Gorge, we also saw The Black Canyon of the Gunnison, survived a torrential lightening and thunder storm, and traveled to 11,019 … Continue reading

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Day Ten: Estes Park to Pueblo, Colorado

How do you describe this city in the Rockies? It is magical, breath-taking, and very special as it is where two of my children and four grand children live, work, and play. Bumble bee in thistle.   Good-bye, my darlings!   … Continue reading

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Afternoon in Arcata

Jim’s youngest, Heidi, attends Cal State University at Humboldt. She will be starting her 3rd year, in the fall. She drove us around all these magical places after a wonderful dinner at Mazotti’s Italian Ristorante.

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Day Seven: Swan Valley, Idaho to Loveland, Colorado

Despite all the Wonders of Nature, the highlights on our trips are certainly the spotting of our own children and grandchildren be it Colorado, California, Michigan or Minnesota.We are cooling our heels, in Loveland, Colorado, visiting Meaghan, Tristan, Adam, Brandon, … Continue reading

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Day Six: Boise, Idaho to Swan Valley, Idaho

Idaho is still gorgeous, verdant, abundant with wildlife, yet very interesting as far as the government is concerned. We ate luch at Pickle’s Place in Arco which boasts being the first city in America to be powered by Atomic Energy.  … Continue reading

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