A Week in the Colorado Mountains

August 14, 2020

Nothing like a little nature to make you remember what’s important.   I took a much needed sojourn to the mountains last week.   I rented a great little house called “The Dressmaker’s Cottage.   Leadville has always been one of my favorite mountain towns.   Its weird and quirky and artsy Leadville was first…

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Spokane-Butte, Montana

July 20, 2011

You’re probably thinking “Really a whole post on Butte, Montana?” With all the beautiful places I’ve been visiting and all the time in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park, why a post on Butte? The answer is simply because it was such an awesome surprise, well to me anyway. Butte was described by my Moon…

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The Cody Stampede and Parade July 4th Weekend in Cody,Wyoming (Part II)

July 15, 2011

Its been almost TWO weeks since the Stampede in Cody and I keep getting further behind, but where there is a Part I there needs to be a Part II. Also the pictures are still interesting and as the saying goes “Better late than never” so without further delay, The Cody Stampede. The Cody Stampede…

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The Cody Stampede and Parade July 4th Weekend in Cody,Wyoming (Part I)

July 9, 2011

OK so I know I’m a little behind with my posts, but there’s a good reason. If I had tons of time to write blog posts wouldn’t that mean I wasn’t spending every minute possible seeing all of the incredible sights in Montana and Wyoming? Yes it would. I’m just finding all this great stuff…

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A Day In Yellowstone. What Better Way To Celebrate My First Two Months On The Road

July 2, 2011

I’ve been on the road for 60 days now!  I can’t believe it.  From New England to Canada, from Canada to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, from “The U.P. to Fargo, Minneapolis, The Badlands, Billings and now Yellowstone, it’s been an awesome two months! The entire two months have felt like nothing short of a delightful…

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The North Dakota Badlands Hiking Song-Lyrics And Photos By Yours Truly

June 25, 2011

  On The First Day Of Hiking The Badlands Gave To Me 10 Bison Roaming (they have really big heads) 9 Prairie Dogs Barking (or yelping, or squeaking or whatever that noise is they make) 8 Deer A Running (or just staring and looking stupid) 7 Dung Beetles A Rolling (bison dung into little balls–eeeewwww) 6 Small…

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Welcome To TheThe Mall Of America

June 22, 2011

Did you know that The Mall of America could hold 7 Yankee Stadiums, 32 Boeing 747’s or 24,336 school buses? More than 1,000,000 people visit it annually, that’s more than Disney World, Graceland and the Grand Canyon combined! It’s the most popular attraction in Minnesota and by some accounts the third most popular tourist destination…

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Postcards From The Middle-My Favorite Photos And Factoids Of The Past Week

June 20, 2011

Each and every one of these places is worthy of its own blog post but it’s been such an amazingly packed week I thought I’d condense them into one post keeping it short and sweet with lots of photos.  It was such a fantastic week of sightseeing!  The Upper Peninsula continued to be incredible!  Copper…

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Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

June 16, 2011

Before I tell you about Da Yoopers Tourist Trap or Da Yoopers Musical Comedy Show I should probably explain what a “Yooper” is.  A Yooper is a person who lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  They have the reputation of being a little bit red-necky. They like to shoot stuff and drink beer. Not…

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Photos From Michigan’s Magnificent Upper Peninsula

June 14, 2011

I think people in The Middle have been hiding this place from the rest of us on the coasts and I can’t say I blame them! They’re probably thinking “New York you have Broadway and all that culture, Los Angeles you have glamour and more than your fair share sunshine we’re keeping this gem all…

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