Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Plans A and B

Plan A on almost any given weekend is to go on some adventure with Sally. Plan B, if she wants to stay home, is to go birding. My Plan B today was to drive up to the little town of … 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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Columbus

We spent three days in Columbus at the beginning of Thanksgiving week. The weather was pleasant—not like the heavy snowstorms back in Colorado that shut down work for two days. It’s taken us a while, but we’ve finally found some … Continue reading

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The Big Blue Bear

A 40-foot tall statue of a bear stands outside the wall of windows at the Colorado Convention Center. The name of the sculpture is “I See What You Mean,” but I have never heard it called that. I’d never seen … Continue reading

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Bears vs. Broncos — Mile High Stadium

When I was in Junior High, my Sunday school teacher took me and a friend to see the Dallas Cowboys vs. the college all-stars at  Soldier Field. I wasn’t into football back then and remember nothing about the game. Sometime … Continue reading

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