Category Archives: Road Trips

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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To Switzerland We Go

We wasted no time before setting off on our next adventure. After a Lindy made us breakfast of bacon, eggs, and (amazing) fresh fruit, we headed out. Leia knew were leaving and wasn’t happy about it. (Lindy had a friend … Continue reading

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Utah Vacation—Day One

It’s been a long time since Sally and I just took off for an extended vacation. When we decided to do it this year, she couldn’t get off work until the last week of October. That was later in the … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Highway

On Monday we drove home from Durango. We headed north through the mountains, near the route we took on the train the day before. We stopped briefly in Silverton. The road was stunning, and the views went on for more … Continue reading

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Never In My Life Have I Needed a Bathroom So Badly

It had taken us an hour and 50 minutes to get to Dillon from our house. We figured it would take a little longer to get home. For the entire 40 miles from Idaho Springs to Dillon, eastbound traffic had … Continue reading

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Weekend Trip

Sally and I decided to get away for a few days and explore a part of Colorado we hadn’t yet seen. After stopping at the local Panera for bagels, we drove south on I-25 to Walsenburg. The tire light on … Continue reading

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Berthoud Pass

We woke up to a steady rain on Saturday morning. After breakfast in the hotel in Winter Park, we headed south. We could see high mountains covered with snow in the distance. As the road climbed, the rain turned to … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak — Coming Down

We stayed up top for maybe 45 minutes. Clouds were moving in fast and it looked like it might storm, but rain didn’t materialize until evening.   We stopped at an overlook for a few minutes.   Tim calls the … Continue reading

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