Category Archives: Me and My Family

After Christmas

Sally had to go back to work on Thursday. Lindy and Beth had plans to head to Denver to do some shopping. That left me footloose. I decided on a day of birding (surprise!). I started at Memorial Lake. Most … Continue reading

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Christmas

This was a wonderfully relaxing day. Beth and Lindy came over mid-morning for a brunch of Sally’s breakfast casserole. Then we opened our presents to each other. Beth gave me a tripod for my phone with a remote. Lindy gave … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

I picked up Beth and Dax at 9:00 and drove to Garden of the Gods. I expected it to be packed with holiday visitors, but the parking lot was almost empty when we arrived. We walked the paved trail around … Continue reading

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Five Days in Chicagoland

We left home around 7:30 on Sunday morning and headed east. The weather was fine across Colorado, but shortly after we hit Nebraska, it got overcast and damp. It was obvious that we were following a snowstorm—the roads were wet … Continue reading

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Hohenzollern Castle

One of Lindy’s favorite places to visit in Germany has been Hohenzollern Castle, about 45 minutes due south of her and Andrew’s apartment. And of course, on a tour of Europe, you have to visit a castle so she he … Continue reading

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Piz Gloria

When we arrived in Mürren, we didn’t have a plan apart from eating fondue. But while we were wandering the streets on Friday afternoon, we happened upon the station where we could take a cable car to the top of … Continue reading

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Afternoon in Germany — Day One

The next stop on our tour was Patch Barracks, another former German Army Panzer base now used by the U.S. Army. We bought groceries, including an Easter ham, at the commissary. (Photos and moments from this afternoon can bee seen … Continue reading

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A Week at Devil’s Den

We “camped” for a week at Devil’s Den State Park in Arkansas. Sally and I stayed with Beverly in a three-bedroom cabin (so we all had our own room). Peggy didn’t come this year, but she sent her dog Tilly. … Continue reading

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