One of my dear friends from home has been out in Fort Collins, along with my sister and much of the rest of their organization for the last few weeks, and so she, my sister and I have a fun reunion over coffee. Continue reading “Of reunions, weddings and birthdays (Day 14)”
In the morning, we cross town to where my sister’s family is staying, and we all load up into their vehicle for the winding but wondrous drive up to Estes and beyond, to Rocky Mountain National Park.
We take the scenic route out of Moab toward 70, which proves gorgeous even if I am totally distracted by the knowledge that my company is scheduling a call for the field organization to discuss the merger for today. Continue reading “Colorado-bound (Day 12)”
Out in the desert, the weather pattern had, for the most part, been: overcast, comfortably cool morning, bright hot afternoon, rumbly-rainy evening/night.
In Durango, it was just rainy. And cold. Continue reading “Durango-Silverton and beyond (Day 9)”
We leave Monument Valley early, making a (fairly) quick stop at the Four Corners monument before we arrive at Mesa Verde en route to our night in Durango, Colorado. Continue reading “Mesa Verde, and more (Day 8)”
This last day is planned to be a quiet one. The car is in for service (they’ve been having trouble with the AC since the trip out here) so we’ll be staying local. Continue reading “Last day”
We’re coming down the home stretch of our trip. It’s rained, at least a bit, every evening, but for the most part the days have been reasonably clear. Bright, beautiful days. The locals consider it humid, but that’s only because they don’t live where we do. Continue reading “The garden”
After a long day of driving in the mountains yesterday, we are ready for a day closer to “home” so after a leisurely morning, we get ourselves together and head up to Horsetooth mountain. We had visited the Horsetooth Reservoir briefly on our first night, just for the beauty of the scenery; now we are ready to see more, and up close. Continue reading “The Horsetooth adventure”