Category Archives: Travel

Goodbye, Old Friend

I had a nice, long visit with an old friend yesterday. I am not sure we will ever see each other again. She has been with me throughout most of my life. She has always been challenging, and even a … Continue reading

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10 Things I Never Said …

Things are a bit different living in a small mountain town. There are mostly positives in my wonderful new hometown of Estes Park, Colorado, a few minor negatives, and some necessary lifestyle adjustments. One the plus side, I find myself saying … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

  “No one goes there anymore, it’s too crowded.” Yogi Berra I recently moved to a resort town. Our tiny village of Estes Park, Colorado, has 6,000 full-time residents, yet nearby Rocky Mountain National Park hosted 4.5 million visitors last year, with … Continue reading

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If I Ran the Zoo

“But If I ran the zoo,”                                                                                                                           Said young Gerald McGrew,                                                                                                                 “I’d make a few changes.                                                                                                               That’s just what I’d do … “. If I Ran the Zoo, by Dr. Seuss, was one of my early childhood favorites. Like many things from … Continue reading

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Turkey With Sage

Living in a house with no window treatments has afforded me the opportunity to ponder life’s important questions in the early, early morning hours, while watching the sun rise. True, I don’t often ruminate over solving world hunger, the inequality and injustices of … Continue reading

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Of Moose and “Men”

Things that made me laugh today, Estes Park edition: “Do you want to see a moose?” Not something I would expect to hear in my previous life in suburbia, so it prompted me to jump out of bed, throw on … Continue reading

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Mountain Home Do’s and Don’ts

Welcome one and all to our new piece of paradise in the Rocky Mountains. It’s a bit different from living in suburbia, so we felt it necessary to compose a list of rules we all need to follow to keep … Continue reading

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