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Road Trips are not New: 7 Reasons to Take One

May 20, 2020

A Few of my Favorite Things, Loveland, Colorado Edition

May 12, 2020

The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel

May 5, 2020

R is for Road Trip: Itinerary for Denver to Cortez, Colorado

April 7, 2020

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Road Trips are not New 7 Reasons to Take One 3, HeidiTown.com
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Road Trips are not New: 7 Reasons to Take One

Road trips have been around since the first accessible car arrived on the scene in 1908. Since then, Americans have loved the open road. I know my family did. We road tripped everywhere: on vacation, to see the grandparents, to ... [ Read More ]
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Colorado, Travel

A Few of my Favorite Things, Loveland, Colorado Edition

For many years, people thought the Mayor (that’s me) lived in the mountains. Breckenridge and Durango were cited most often. A few HeidiTown citizens thought I was from Ouray. Now, 12 years later, the cat’s out of the bag. I ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel, HeidiTown.com 1
Travel

The Mayor Gets Real About Quarantine, Festivals & Travel

I try to create the illusion of being happy-go-lucky, but the truth is, I am a little pessimistic. That being said, this hasn’t been an easy quarantine/safe-at-home/safer-at-home/prison or whatever we are calling it these days. My life had already changed ... [ Read More ]
R is for Road Trip. Sangre Cristos in the San Luis Valley. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Travel

R is for Road Trip: Itinerary for Denver to Cortez, Colorado

When we reach the other side of this pandemic, and we will, what will we do? I think people are going to want to move around, but they won’t be lining up at the airport. I predict this will be ... [ Read More ]
San Luis Valley, Colorado. HeidiTown.com
Travel

Wonderfully Wild Colorado & Beyond: Get Off-Grid

I work from home and go for days wearing only yoga pants and a sweatshirt. However, when I need social interaction, I head to the tea shop or bar. Coronavirus means that those businesses have been closed and I miss ... [ Read More ]
A Free Tour at Hammond's Candies aka Buying all the Candy. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado

A Free Tour at Hammond’s Candies aka Buying all the Candy

There is a reason Hammond’s Candies’ free tour ends in the candy gift store, but I digress. Let’s start with the fact that I haven’t been to Hammond’s in all of my nearly 20 years in Colorado. That is not ... [ Read More ]
Traveling with a Dog The Importance of Dog Parks. HeidiTown.com (8)
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Traveling with a Dog: The Importance of Dog Parks

We recently spent seven days and six nights on the road. We spent three of those nights in Phoenix visiting my parents. Traveling south on Interstate 25. I’ve done a lot of road trips but just recently, all of them ... [ Read More ]
Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, Dining, Festivals

Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun

‘Tis the season when winter sets in, and not in a good way. Here on Colorado’s Front Range, we are experiencing a dreary day. No snow is falling and it looks like Seattle-weather (something I am all too familiar with ... [ Read More ]
Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, February, Festivals, January

Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado

Last winter, we attended the 41st Snowdown, Durango, Colorado’s winter festival. To write that we had fun is an understatement. We lived it up from Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co. to slopeside shenanigans at Purgatory Resort.  Purgatory Resort, Durango, ... [ Read More ]
Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado Tacos & Benedict, Oh My. HeidiTown (9)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Food Fun in Fort Collins, Colorado: Tacos & Benedict, Oh My

Eating is one of my favorite things… okay, it’s probably my favorite thing. The good part is that it appears to be your favorite thing too. So I can write about eating all the time and no one minds. The ... [ Read More ]