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Dust Bowl Road Trip Volcanos, Wind & Folsom, Not the Prison. HeidiTown (15)
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Dust Bowl Road Trip: A Volcano, Wind & Folsom, Not the Prison

We set out on this road trip inspired by the book, “The Worst Hard Times.” I discuss the reasons why we took this trip in this post. While we experienced a flat tire and needed a license to drink in ... [ Read More ]
Dust Bowl Road Trip Clayton, New Mexico, All Quiet on the Western Front HeidiTown
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Dust Bowl Road Trip: Clayton, New Mexico, All Quiet on the Western Front

Our waitress flew around the room like Superwoman. She took orders, bused tables, made drinks and delivered food. She would stop near the door to assure potential diners that she’d seat them in due time, but that it was a ... [ Read More ]
Dust Bowl Road Trip The Museum Issue HeidiTown (5)
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Dust Bowl Road Trip: The Museum Issue

Sometimes, people hear or read the word “museum” and stop listening or reading, but preserving the stories of the past is important. Even if we didn’t have a direct relative who lived through this dire part of history, it is ... [ Read More ]
Dust Bowl Road Trip: A License to Drink in Texas & A Dust Storm
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Dust Bowl Road Trip: A License to Drink in Texas & A Dust Storm

We sailed into Dalhart, Texas in the late afternoon. Dahlart and Boise City are at the heart of “The Worst Hard Time” book, and this is why we were here. Warmer than we’d experienced this spring, we wandered around the ... [ Read More ]
Dust Bowl Road Trip A Flat Tire, New Tires & Popping Wheelies. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, dog, Travel

Dust Bowl Road Trip: A Flat Tire, New Tires & Popping Wheelies

We left Canyon Journeys and the Everett Ranch in the morning, bumping south over gravel roads towards Oklahoma. It was day two of our Dust Bowl Road Trip, and we were excited to explore. Learn the reasons why we did ... [ Read More ]
Dust Bowl Road Trip Canyon Journeys in Baca County, Colorado. HeidiTown (9)
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Dust Bowl Road Trip: Canyon Journeys in Baca County, Colorado

I haven’t been exactly sure how to approach writing about our Dust Bowl Road Trip. There is a lot to unpack here (to use a phrase popular in today’s lexicon). It was an adventure and it was eye-opening on many ... [ Read More ]
The Worst Hard Time Dust Bowl by Eagan
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A Dust Bowl Road Trip: The Reasons Why

“Um, oh” has been the lackluster response of most people when we tell them we are going on a Dust Bowl Road Trip. The only person who has been extremely positive about it was the curator of Centennial Village Museum ... [ Read More ]
Where to Stay in Vail, Colorado Manor Vail Lodge. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Where to Stay in Vail, Colorado: Manor Vail Lodge

We were in Vail to eat and drink. We were attending Taste of Vail, an event that I love. Manor Vail Lodge had offered to host me, so we were all set for this three-night eating and drinking extravaganza. Little ... [ Read More ]
Where to Stay in Leadville, Colorado Tashi’s Cabin at Buckeye’s Cabins. HeidiTown (6)
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Where to Stay in Leadville, Colorado: Tashi’s Cabin at Buckeye’s Cabins

I get a lot of “where to stay” type questions. If you’d like a dog-friendly, rustic Leadville experiences, Tashi’s Cabin is the place for you. And when I say rustic I do not mean you’ll go without. This is a ... [ Read More ]
Seeking New & Old in Leadville, Colorado Trek to Eat at the Cookhouse. HeidiTown (17)
Colorado, Dining, Travel

Seeking New & Old in Leadville, Colorado: Trek to Eat at the Cookhouse

I had nearly forgotten that I have brand new snowshoes, but I haven’t used them for nearly three winters. We replaced my old ones which had many miles on them, but I haven’t been traveling as much, so they sat ... [ Read More ]