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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The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald (Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum)

June 11, 2011

“The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee. The lake it is said never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy” This video tribute is AMAZING !! Of course you can guess what the soundtrack is. I remember loving this haunting ballad…

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Sault Ste.Marie, The Agawa Canyon Train Tour and The Soo locks

June 9, 2011

A week or so ago I didn’t know any of these places existed!  Sault Ste. Marie is just north of the Michigan border in Ontario, Canada. As a matter of fact, it’s connected to Sault Ste. Marie Michigan, it’s sister city by the three mile long International Bridge.  Sault Ste. Marie (pronounced Soo Saint Marie) is…

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Difenbunker and the Dionne Quints

June 3, 2011

No it’s not a new musical group! You’re probably wondering what the Difenbunker and Dionne Quints are and of all the things I’m seeing on the trip why write a blog post about them? Well the first, is Canada’s Cold War Museum and the second are Canada’s and probably the world’s most famous quintuplets.  What…

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Montreal Madness!

June 1, 2011

Well this was certainly the most dramatic destination so far for a number of reasons. I’m going to start out by saying Montreal is a little like Vegas in terms of “What happens in Montreal, stays in Montreal! Not all of it of course. I’m starting to think that I might need a password protected…

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Lance Mackey- Iditarod Start 2013

May 25, 2011
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Bienvenue A’ Quebec!

May 24, 2011

How is it possible that I’ve never been to Quebec before?  It’s an incredibly beautiful place that makes you  want to wander around for hours and hours at a leisurely pace just soaking in all the city has to offer,  and it has a lot to offer!  There are great museums, wonderful little art galleries, a beautiful…

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The Weather Outside Is Frightful But The Hiking Oh So Delightful

May 16, 2011

So anyone currently on the East Coast knows it’s been raining pretty much non-stop for the past few days and it looks like there’s no end in sight.  I had one really sunny day here in Bar Harbor and then no sunshine for the past three days.  No way its going to dampen my outdoorsy spirit, as a matter of…

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Welcome To Maine!

May 12, 2011

The past few days in Maine have been incredible!  Mt. Washington Autoroad was a fantastic drive, due to ice and snow it was only possible to go 4 1/2 of the 8 miles to the top.  Due to human error (ummm that would be me deleting the pictures from the camera before I downloaded them,…

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Littleton New Hampshire (Featuring The Historic Thayers Inn)

May 10, 2011

I was driving up Route 93 a few days ago on my way to Franconia Notch, New Hampshire and spotted the quintessential little New England town off to my left, mental note to self–go find that town.  I’ve always thought the best things you see traveling around are the ones you find unexpectedly and Littleton, New Hampshire is no exception.  As I’m…

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