Note: I meant to post this in October, but I accidentally left it in Draft status. Oops! Anyway, here's the second part of our trip to Colorado. The first part is here. Manitou Springs is just as beautiful in the morning as it is at dusk. Instead of neon lights, it's the sunlight on the … Continue reading Mountains, Dwellings, and Gardens
Every year for our wedding anniversary, Samantha and I plan to take a trip. Not that I ever need an excuse to hit the road for a few days, but the celebration of our marriage (and our first date) is a great reason to spend a little time away from home. This year, we went … Continue reading The Centennial State
(Part 3 is available here.) Driving from Bluff, Utah to Raton, New Mexico makes for a long day. When Mom and I woke up on October 2nd, we had to decide whether we were going to drive back into New Mexico, through Taos, or take the road through southern Colorado. Mom left the decision up … Continue reading Going West with Mom (Part 4)
Some people take vacation and decide they're going to sleep in every day, relax, and not do much of anything. That's fine and good…when I take a day off here and there, that's definitely what I TRY to do (my body doesn't let me sleep in that far these days, and if it does I … Continue reading "As I look out over this magnificent vista…"
Don't you hate it when you wake up in the morning suddenly, startled, somehow KNOWING instantly you overslept? "WHAT TIME IS IT?!" your brain screams before anything else even registers. That's how I woke up on Saturday, at five minutes to 8:00 AM. I was supposed to go pick up a rental car at 8, … Continue reading Hitting the Road