Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mesa Verde Photos

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Mesa Verde

The drive from the Great Sand Dune National Park to Mesa Verde National Park was delightful; interesting sights, little traffic and a good lunch at a Leornado’s Restaurante in Center, CO. Shortly after leaving the sand dunes, we saw an … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Photos

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Great Sand Dune National Park

I didn’t post on the blog last week while I traveled through Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. When I returned to Denver’s airport to drop my husband off for his flight, I picked up my good friend, M.E.A., who traveled … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs

It was shortly after I entered Colorado that I saw my first “fourteener”, a peak over 14,000 feet. Colorado has more than any other state in the Lower 48. When I’ve driven to Colorado previously and again on this trip … Continue reading

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Family Hero

My husband joined me in Colorado Springs for the weekend. Although the weekend included much hiking, our purpose was single-minded, to visit the memorial for his uncle, 2nd Lt. Vincent Mannix, who along with the crew died in a plane … Continue reading

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The Land of Enchantment

I was enchanted. Within a couple of miles after I crossed under the Welcome to New Mexico sign, the fog lifted, the temperature rose 30 degrees and the wide-open landscape included rock formations and mountains in the distance. My drive … Continue reading

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