Category Archives: Transportation

Labor Day Balloon Festival

This was a morning that didn’t go as planned. Lindy asked if we would like to go to the Labor Day Balloon Festival with Andrew and her. We said yes, and that we’d pick them up at 6:00. They thought … Continue reading

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Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

I booked rides on the Leadville Railroad at 10:00 am on Saturday. The town was about 20 minutes from our B&B. We were able to board right when we arrived, and we sat in an open car that had a … Continue reading

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Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

Not much of a story here. I decided to spend the day seeing what there is to see in Cripple Creek. That included a ride on the narrow gauge railroad. I sat in the first of two cars, right behind … 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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Cussler Museum

Clive Cussler used to write adventure novels about a guy named Dirk Pitt who searched for sunken ships, drove antique cars, attracted women, and solved mysteries. I used to read them, and even enjoy them. But after a while, the … Continue reading

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Georgetown Loop Railroad

Our department went to Georgetown for our annual “Hey, let’s celebrate all the work we’ve done” outing. I drove, with Megan, Cheryl, and Lisa in my car. We got to the station about 20 minutes before our trip. The ride … Continue reading

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The Longest Day of My Life

Lindy and Andrew dropped us off at the Stuttgart Airport about two hours before our flight home. It was sad to leave. We had a great time with them and they were excellent tour guides. But the knowledge that we’d … Continue reading

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Böblingen

Böblingen is just down the road from Andrew and Lindy’s apartment. They’ve gotten to know the town well in their three years in Germany. On Saturday night, Lindy took us to an Irish Pub to meet her friends, eat some … Continue reading

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