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The Family (not a) Reunion

The Martin siblings (Robin, her sister Debbie and brother Mark) had been planning this family reunion for as long as any of us can remember.  Finding just the right location that is not only accessible for everyone, but that also … Continue reading

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Denver With The Kids

With the great weight of our “what to do with Wilma” problem lifted off our shoulders, and the huge sense of relief knowing that she is being well cared for, we happily found our way to a King Soopers (groceries) … Continue reading

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Andi To The Rescue

On Thursday’s drive to Denver we decided to take a slight detour so we could see Boulder, and have lunch on the much acclaimed Pearl Street Mall.  Sadly, we quickly discovered that dogs are not allowed in the Mall area…Ugh. … Continue reading

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Not Our Typical Drive Between Cities

The vast majority of our drives between destinations, on trips with Wilma, are kept relatively short. and therefore do not include side trips.  Occasionally we come across something interesting but it’s either too far off our route or not dog … Continue reading

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Roaming the River Cities

We love visiting cities that have developed their waterfronts for pubic recreational use. Both Bend, OR and Boise, ID rank high on our list of desirable “river cities” as they have done a fantastic job of taking advantage of their … Continue reading

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From the Frigid Coast to the Scalding Valley to the Balmy High Desert

After a restless night’s sleep, post skunk encounter, we found our way to the Mendocino Hotel for an outdoor breakfast of eggs florentine and huevos rancheros. After checking out of the tower we visited the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (anything … Continue reading

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And We’re off…..What Could Possibly go Wrong?

Having recently spent two months driving across the country and back with our stressed-out dog Wilma, we now consider ourselves pretty well versed on all aspects of prolonged vehicular canine excursions.  So last Sunday we reloaded the Old Home (including … Continue reading

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Closing Out Trip #3

Wednesday night Adam, Ryan, and Kayla arrived at our home in Las Vegas.  It was so nice to see them again and we were amazed at how much Kayla had changed since our departure 6 weeks earlier.  We really enjoyed … Continue reading

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We Should Have Purchased that Pet Insurance!

We couldn’t leave Colorado Springs without at least one visit to the local Veterinarian, so after Wilma refused to eat her dinner and subsequent breakfast, we stopped in to see Dr. Roman Dye at the Westside Animal Hospital. We thought … Continue reading

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14,115: Pike’s Peak Elevation or the number of people in Colorado Springs who pet Wilma?

Get ready for your first guest post of Old Home road trip round 3! On Friday morning I (Emily) flew from SF to Denver and got swept up by my parents and Wilma as they passed through Denver on their … Continue reading

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