Category Archives: Estes Park

Bare, Bear and Harry Potter

It’s been a busy few weeks. A lot has happened, and I have found myself saying and hearing things I hope to never give audience to again. My top 10: “Could you please remove your (bare, hairy, smelly) foot from my armrest?” … Continue reading

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Social Media Smackdown

I am obnoxious, a fool, and “some kind of loser.” This was¬†in response to a comment I wrote¬†regarding Rocky Mountain National Park’s facebook post picturing many cars parked in the grass, and an accompanying reminder to stay on paths, don’t … Continue reading

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You’re Hired! (Not)

Honest self evaluation places my job search effort at about 13% at this point, a year into my mid-life “sabbatical.” I do, however, put 100% effort into reading about getting jobs. I am really good at that. The last self-help … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Wild West Adventure

It’s been a whirlwind two weeks on the Wild (and a Bit Wearisome) Wild West Adventure. The tour included eight states, three of which we had never previously visited. Okay, Idaho was somewhat suspect because we were only in that … Continue reading

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The Best Vacation Spot Ever Is…

Anguilla Park World I think I have narrowed my favorite places in the world down to just three: Anguilla in the Caribbean, Estes Park, Colorado and Disney World. Anguilla is for rest, relaxation and restoration. The island is distinctly hard … Continue reading

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