"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins

Month: September 2017

Our Mutt, Maggie

Some of you have asked for more pictures of Maggie out and about with us on our adventures.  So I thought we would take this opportunity to tell you a little about her. Our first dog, Heidi, was 16 years old when she passed away, she too was a mutt.  After she passed away, we

The Road to Breck

The weekend started with a cool sunny day in Estes park, but the forecast called for rain late morning and on through the day and it was move day for us.  Our adventures in Estes Park had run out and it was time to pack-up, unhook and take to the road before the rain started.

Rocky Mountain N.P.: Part 2

After two full and fun days of exploring the wonders of RMNP, we thought it might be time to take a pause and see what all the community of Estes Park has to offer.  Like any other town located just outside the gates of a national park, Estes Park is a tourist town.  There are

An Unplanned Diversion: Fort Collins

Well, with our weather-induced detour and staying south, we were able to move our Rocky Mountain National Park reservations to the 18th, but that still left us with two days we needed to fill before we could arrive.  Here we were, on a Saturday morning trying to find a spot for Saturday and Sunday nights.

A Change of Plans

Well this week started our annual fall pilgrimage to cooler climates as a relief from the hot summer and also in search of the turning colors of fall.  For this year, we planned a three week-long trip.  First out to Yellowstone, then down to Rocky Mountain National Park, and closing out with a stop at

Shoring it up in Jersey

Another week and another road trip for us.  This time it was to the East and out to New Jersey to visit our son and his fiancé.  They are two Grad students getting it done in the Big Apple. After an exciting (insert sarcasm here) day’s drive across Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, we spent