Category Archives: Colorado

Driving the Southwest

While there are numerous breathtaking beautiful National Parks and Monuments scattered throughout the Southwestern part of our country, we’ve found that quite often the drives between them can be pretty spectacular in their own right.  So if you enjoy scenic … Continue reading

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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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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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We arrived in Montrose, CO early enough on Friday to head directly out to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.  This little known Park is the newest in the National Park system, getting its designation in 1999.   The … Continue reading

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Curl Up and Dye, Enjoying our Rocky Mountain High

Thank-you so much cousin Jill for your wonderful post.  We were so happy to have had you with us for our wild west tour, and truly appreciate your diligence and fortitude in writing your blog post.  You looked so very relieved … Continue reading

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