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 headed south toward the Swiss border, an hour and a half away. We drove on the autobahn, which included many stretches where drivers can go as fast as they want. This is the “no speed limit” sign. I’m not … Continue reading

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Utah Vacation—Day One

It’s been a long time since we 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 season than … 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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