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Padres vs. Rockies — Coors Field

My coworker Guy offered us these tickets on Thursday, and we immediately accepted. It took us two hours to drive to Coors Field through Friday rush-hour traffic. We paid $30 to park a block away and another $28 for a … Continue reading

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Bird #548 — Groove-billed Ani

crotophaga sulcirostris Sunday, September 8, 2019 — 2:17 pm Denver, Colorado — Sand Creek Trail Sally and I went shopping on the way home from church. I was waiting patiently by the registers at King Soopers while she checked out. … Continue reading

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August Recap

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Labor Day Balloon Festival

This was a morning that didn’t go as planned. Lindy asked if we would like to go to the Labor Day Balloon Festival with Andrew and her. We said yes, and that we’d pick them up at 6:00. They thought … Continue reading

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Lost Island Mini Golf

Spent 4½ hours on a hot, sunny afternoon playing two rounds of mini golf with my department at Lost Island Mini Golf. I won both games.

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Josh Groban at Red Rocks

We’ve wanted to go to Red Rocks Amphitheatre ever since we moved to Colorado almost three years ago. But we were waiting for a performer that at least one of us actually wanted to see. Josh Groban fit that description … Continue reading

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Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells is high on every list of must-sees in Colorado. We knew going there would cost us, but we decided to join the herd. We drove over Independence Pass to Aspen and paid $10 to park in the lot … Continue reading

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Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

I booked rides on the Leadville Railroad at 10:00 am on Saturday. The town was about 20 minutes from our B&B. We were able to board right when we arrived, and we sat in an open car that had a … Continue reading

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