Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

On Melons and Roadrunners

The Arkansas River Valley, where it cuts through the plains of southeastern Colorado, is known for melons. The farms are clustered around the small town of Rocky Ford. During late summer, Rocky Ford melons are available all over the state. … Continue reading

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Ark Encounter

We made the pilgrimage to Kentucky to visit Answer in Genesis’ Ark Encounter attraction. We arrived at noon, just as it was opening, on a warm summer afternoon. With parking, it cost us a cool $102 to get in. We … Continue reading

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Loveland Pass and Pizza

On Saturday we went in search of adventure. We drove the chaos of I-70 west of Denver to Loveland and then cut up to Loveland Pass. It was crowded. We grabbed one of the last parking spaces along the road … Continue reading

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Pi

On Wednesday evenings, the local cinema shows “classic” films. Sally and I headed over to see The Princess Bride on the big screen—always fun. We then tried a new (for us) restaurant, the 3.14 Sweet and Savory Pi Bar. That … Continue reading

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