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Colorado Road Trips

Colorado Road Trips

Aspen, Colorado

Growing up in Missouri, I dreaded summertime.  Summers in St. Louis were steamy and hot.  Just a few minutes of exertion and sweat would drop off my forehead.  Trying to play tennis in the mugginess brought on a whole new level of fatigue. But the one thing that I always…

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Colorado Road Trips

A Blast from the Past in Steamboat

“When do you think we’ll see the signs?” I asked Bryon. “Any mile now, I’m thinking.” “There it is!” The ubiquitous yellow sign with black lettering proclaimed, “Stetson hats for $6.98” with the black silhouette of a bucking bronco, and the name of the business — F.M. Light and Sons….

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To Ouray and Back

I picked up the wooden block.  No key.  I looked all around the floor, thinking perhaps it had slid off.  The floor was covered with dead bugs and spider webs, but there was no key.  Now what? I had been so excited for this trip.  Nestled in a valley among…

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Independence Pass

Providing the right music for our scenic drive, Bryon linked his iTunes to the car stereo.  Soon, the twanging of the guitar was accompanied by those famous words: Now he walks in quiet solitude the forest and the streams Seeking grace in every step he takes His sight has turned…

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