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A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day Three, Salida A Dog-friendly Town. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Travel

A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day Three, Salida: A Dog-friendly Town

Day Three: Salida, Colorado On day three of our Southern Colorado road trip, we rose well-rested from our slumber at Mellow Moon Lodge. It was time for coffee, a brief dog walk and breakfast. The first item on the schedule ... [ Read More ]
A Road Trip in Southern Colorado Day Two, San Luis Valley Relish Remote Relaxation. HeidiTown (7)
Colorado, Travel

A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day Two, San Luis Valley: Relish Remote Relaxation

Day Two: San Luis Valley I think this will come as a surprise to those of you who have moved to Colorado recently, however, this state is the largest producer of potatoes second only to Idaho. This is, thanks in ... [ Read More ]
A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day One, Pueblo Eat All the Things. HeidiTown (6)
Colorado, Travel

A Road Trip in Southern Colorado, Day One, Pueblo: Eat All the Things

Day One: Let’s take a road trip! The next three posts highlight our adventures from Pueblo to the San Luis Valley to Salida. A good time was had by all but especially the dog. She is never happier than when ... [ Read More ]
Fans of Downton Abbey Will Want to Stay Here Redstone Castle. HeidiTown (16)
Colorado, Travel

Fans of Downton Abbey Will Want to Stay Here: Redstone Castle

If you have ever driven Hwy 133 from Carbondale to McClure Pass, you might have seen it. Just past the coke ovens in Redstone, Colorado, a castle is tucked up against the mountains to the east. I have always wondered ... [ Read More ]
One Night in Laramie, Wyoming: A Green Chile to Remember
Dining, Travel, Wyoming

One Night in Laramie, Wyoming: A Green Chile to Remember

I feel like “one night in Laramie” would be an excellent title to a country music song. If a songwriter writes that song, I want credit for the title. We spent one night in Laramie, Wyoming earlier this month and ... [ Read More ]
While Not at the Lake in Grand Lake, Colorado Golf. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, Travel

While Not at the Lake in Grand Lake, Colorado: Golf

Everyone visits Grand Lake for the lake. However, there are other ways to spend time in this charming little mountain town. For instance, you may want to hit some balls around at the Grand Lake Golf Course. I have heard ... [ Read More ]
The Snowy Range in Living Color Wildflowers in Wyoming. HeidiTown (16)
Travel, Wyoming

The Snowy Range in Living Color: Wildflowers in Wyoming

My mission this past weekend was to find wildflowers in the Snowy Range. Let’s just say that I succeeded and it was beyond my wildest dreams. And it’s not too late. These flowers didn’t look like they were going away ... [ Read More ]
Get in a Kayak on the Lake in Grand Lake, Colorado
Colorado, Travel

Get in a Kayak on the Lake in Grand Lake, Colorado

I spent a two-day weekend in Grand County last month. We camped on the first night. I should write about it. We used to camp all the time. Heck, we were practically professionals but our dog got old and we ... [ Read More ]
Practice Social Distancing at the 100-Year-Old Grand Lake Lodge. HeidiTown (9)
Colorado, Travel

Practice Social Distancing at the 100-Year-Old Grand Lake Lodge

I spent one night at Grand Lake Lodge in July. I have been to Grand Lake many times but this was only my second stay at the lodge. The first stay was for a wedding six years ago. Since that ... [ Read More ]
North Platte, Nebraska Beer, Squeaky Cheese & Summertime Fun, Part 2. HeidiTown (8)
Travel

North Platte, Nebraska: Beer, Squeaky Cheese & Summertime Fun, Part 2

Continued from Part 1: We’d glimpsed signs for Scout’s Rest Ranch, the day before. Buffalo Bill Cody’s historic ranch has been preserved by the State Park system of Nebraska. This is a pay area and because we believe in karma ... [ Read More ]