Monthly Archives: July 2012


You know, people often talk about going to “the mountains” and everyone nods and has their own picture of what that looks like. Just a week ago, we met some folks in Manitou Springs who used to live in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Beautiful Colorado

We’ve been pretty lazy these last couple of weeks, just kicking back and enjoying not having anywhere we had to be. On July 10, we celebrated our 47th wedding anniversary. We went back to be tourists in Manitou Springs and … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2012

This 4th of July was highly unusual for us. Last year, we enjoyed a concert and wonderful fireworks display in the stadium at the Air Force Academy, along with several thousand of our closest friends. This year, Mother Nature (probably … Continue reading

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Eventful week in Colorado

The fire I wrote about last is still burning, as are several others across Colorado and the surrounding states. Human tragedy occurred in Colorado Springs this week as hundreds of residences were burned and at least two people lost their … Continue reading

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