Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Fantastic Caverns

We’ve driven through Springfield, Missouri, many times. We’ve seen signs for Fantastic Caverns, “America’s ride-through cave” many times. And while we usually are willing to stand in line for quirky tourist attractions, this one seemed too cheesy even for us. … Continue reading

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St. Elmo

We unintentionally rendezvoused with a whole bunch of other people at St. Elmo, the ghost down at the foot of Mount Princeton. It was too crowded to really enjoy. We watched the Broad-tailed and Rufous Hummingbirds that were all over … Continue reading

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Plans A and B

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

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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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