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I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: Dodge City, Kansas
I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: Dodge City, Kansas

June 12, 2024

I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: Dodge City Yeehaw
I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: Dodge City Yeehaw

June 3, 2024

I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: The Reason Why
I’m Your Huckleberry, A Cattle Drive Road Trip: The Reason Why

May 27, 2024

Cowboy Up at Little America & the 128th Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cowboy Up at Little America & the 128th Cheyenne Frontier Days

May 20, 2024

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Alamosa, Colorado A James Beard Nomination & Taco Heaven. HeidiTown (16)
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Alamosa, Colorado: A James Beard Nomination & Taco Heaven

Technically, this title is misleading. Yes, there is a James Beard nomination in the town, but it isn’t a taco joint, however, I’ll get to that later in the post. I wasn’t in Alamosa just to eat tacos. I mean, ... [ Read More ]
Introducing Heidi KS Consulting & the Future of HeidiTown (1)
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Introducing HeidiTown Consulting & the Future of HeidiTown

There is a chance that you’ve heard this news already, and I want to write this post so that no one gets the wrong idea. HeidiTown is not coming to an end, however, I am starting a new company. Introducing, ... [ Read More ]
Cozy Up & Party Down Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado. Richard Haro, photographer, Visit Loveland (3)
Colorado, February, Festivals

Cozy Up & Party Down: Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado

Last year, I attended Sweetheart Festival on both days of the event. Both times I was so proud of what is on offer in my hometown of Loveland, Colorado. Sweetheart Festival is a spectacle for the eyes as well as ... [ Read More ]
The importance of shopping local and how I do it. Friday Fest 2022, Greeley, Colorado. HeidiTown
Shopping Local

The importance of shopping local and how I do it

Originally published in the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor on December 22, 2022. In 2020, an Amazon truck lived in my neighborhood. I walk the dog multiple times a day and there it would be, lurking around the corner each time I ... [ Read More ]
Not a Year in Review. Baby goat at AJ Farms in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. HeidiTown 3
Festivals, Travel

The Future is Here: Not Looking Back

I have not written a “year in review” post, and I’m not going to do it. Now that isn’t to say that there weren’t highlights. Most were animal-related. For instance, meeting kittens and puppies at Animal Aid of Colorado on ... [ Read More ]
Downtown Loveland: Where to Art, Eat & Drink
Colorado, Travel

Downtown Loveland: Where to Art, Eat & Drink

When we grew tired of city life in Denver, we bought the 1998 book, “100 Best Small Art Towns in America” by John Villani. Ryan went to art school and I am a writer. We wanted a town that was ... [ Read More ]
Light up the Holidays Green Chile & Hockey in Loveland, Colorado. HeidiTown (header)
Colorado, Travel

Light up the Holidays: Green Chile & Hockey in Loveland, Colorado

Most longtime citizens of HeidiTown know that I live in Loveland, Colorado. We moved here in 2003 from Denver, and have seen the area undergo a lot of changes. One of the best things that has happened to this region’s ... [ Read More ]
Wyoming Wind, Whiskey & a Birthday to Remember in Saratoga. Featured Photo
Travel, Wyoming

Wyoming Wind, Whiskey & a Birthday to Remember in Saratoga

When I was growing up, in the Pacific Northwest, Wyoming meant Yellowstone. We spent several summers at this iconic National Park with its geysers and buffalo. However, as an adult, I realized that there was much more to the Cowboy ... [ Read More ]
The Best Block in Colorado, Maybe the World. HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Travel

The Best Block in Colorado, Maybe the World

There is a block in Pueblo, Colorado, where I could live in the broom closet and be perfectly happy. I am talking about the block on North Main Street between West 3rd Street and the alley to the south.  Here, ... [ Read More ]
15 Years of HeidiTown (1)
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15 Years of HeidiTown

Life before 2020 is still a little blurry, but thanks to Linkedin anniversary reminders, I know that HeidiTown turned 15 this month. All photographs are never before published photos of the Dust Bowl Road Trip. This is near Branson, Colorado ... [ Read More ]