Category Archives: Travel

Never Look a Gift Horse in the Shaft

Pull up a chair, grab a snack, and get ready to enjoy a true story about our adventures while visiting our own heavenly haven, the Willard Hotel, in Washington, D.C. Our tale features six glasses of Malbec, extreme noise, ants, evening hallway … Continue reading

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Home is Where the House Is

I’ve been off my blog for a few months. Usually this is a sign of stress, trauma, drama and a touch of seasonal depression. Yep. Two family deaths around the holidays, my darling father and wonderful father-in-law, just about wrecked … Continue reading

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My Life as a Sprinter

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me innumerable times, shame on Hubs. I love to travel. It excites and rejuvenates me, expanding both my knowledge and my waistline. It also allows me to experience the full range of my emotions, usually due to the … Continue reading

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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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