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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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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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This and That

This was a day when you could fry an egg on any surface. It was close to 100° in Denver and not much better anywhere east of the mountains. I decided to check off some things on my list that … Continue reading

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Grandma Scott’s Pie Shop

When I decided to visit the Cussler Museum in Arvada (next post) I looked on my list of restaurants I wanted to check out in Denver. This pie shop in Lakewood was (kinda) on the way. It was in an … Continue reading

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Adventures on a Sunday Afternoon

I drove back roads south into Wyoming and stopped in Sheridan. In preparation for a long stretch of driving, I bought a drink at the same Qdoba where I’d bought supper the night before. Once I cleared Buffalo, about 35 … Continue reading

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Chugwater Soda Fountain

I had several vacation days still to take and a new bunch coming at the beginning of July. I decided to use a couple of the to drive to Montana and visit Little Bighorn National Battlefield. I left home early … Continue reading

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Glenn Miller Orchestra

Way back last December, when Sally’s choir performed with the Gettys at the Pike Peak Center, I noticed that the Glenn Miller Orchestra was coming on June 16. Sally and I wanted to go, and we invited Megan and Maddie … Continue reading

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When we were in Germany, Lindy received an offer for the position of branch manager at a bank in Colorado Springs. She flew over on Friday, and we picked her up at DIA in the evening. On Saturday, we drove … Continue reading

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