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March 20, 2020

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Traveling with a Dog: The Importance of Dog Parks

February 25, 2020

Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun

January 28, 2020

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The FREE Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming. HeidiTown (13)
Travel, Wyoming

The FREE Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming

On Wednesday, I made an impromptu visit to Wyoming. Since the end of May, I’ve been dealing with intense migraines. We didn’t know what they were at first and I ended up in the emergency room four times. Eventually I ... [ Read More ]
Eating all the Tacos in Colorado Springs, Colorado. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Eating all the Tacos in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Here’s the deal, tacos are my favorite. Unless you have just arrived in HeidiTown, you’re probably well aware of my passion for this particular food. I also love green chiles and I don’t care if they come from Colorado or ... [ Read More ]
A Quick Trip to One Block of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. HeidiTown (4)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

A Quick Trip to One Block of Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Where can you find, Indian food, a good night’s sleep and breakfast in one block? In Glenwood Springs, of course.  Hotel Denver and Amtrak with construction happening on the corner east Grand Avenue. We ventured farther than one block on ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest HeidiTown (1)
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest, Sept. 13-14, 2019

‘Tis the season of Oktoberfest and I love it. There’s nothing better than beer, brats, sauerkraut and polka on a crisp fall day. Okay, fall actually doesn’t start until September 23, but there have already been a few brisk Colorado ... [ Read More ]
Short Colorado Hike, Big Rewards The Grottos Trail. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Travel

Short Colorado Hike, Big Rewards: The Grottos Trail

I do not usually review hikes on HeidiTown, but we came upon The Grottos Trail rather unexpectedly and had such a good time, I thought it deserved to be highlighted. We spent a wonderful three-nights at the Limelight Hotel in ... [ Read More ]
A Completely Different Hotel in Colorado Springs SCP Hotel. HeidiTown (1)
Colorado, Travel

A Completely Different Hotel in Colorado Springs: SCP Hotel

 Sitting in the hot tub I overhead a conversation about the hotel we were all staying in, SCP Hotel.  “It’s really different,” said one of the women.  “Oh yes. I was worried when we pulled up and it looked like ... [ Read More ]
Where to Sleep & What to Eat in Ouray, Colorado. HeidiTown (6)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Where to Sleep & What to Eat in Ouray, Colorado

It had been a few years since we’d visited, and as we pulled into Ouray, late on a Thursday afternoon, I realized how much I’d missed this little village. Ouray encapsulate everything that is special about Colorado. Ouray, Colorado We ... [ Read More ]
Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Colorado Springs I Did It. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, Travel

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Colorado Springs: I Did It

Here’s the thing, I am not an athlete. I love sports but I prefer to watch them with beer and wings. Over several summers I have had friends who have tried to get me to go SUPing with them, but ... [ Read More ]
Quray, Colorado Hot Springs Pool & a Visit to the Source. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Travel

Ouray, Colorado: Hot Springs Pool & a Visit to the Source

Ouray is a quintessential Rocky Mountain town. There’s no ski slope here, but the Colorado vibe is strong. Tucked between soaring mountains of the San Juans, it has everything a person needs to make them happy, including a distillery.  It ... [ Read More ]
You Need to See The World of WearableArt™ Colorado Springs. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Museums, Theater

You Need to See the World of WearableArt™: Colorado Springs

Here’s a little story about me that you probably won’t believe but it is true. Today, I sport torn jeans and old t-shirts but there was a time when I filled binders with fashion drawings. That’s right, as a teenager, ... [ Read More ]