Northwest Journey, Wyoming

07.05.15 Exploring the mountain back roads in Wyoming!

Sunday, July 5, 2015 -Saturdays high was a hot, hot 89 and sunny.  Sundays high will be in the mid 60s and cloudy.  Wyoming weather is great!!!  Here's this week's forecast!  Got a notice on my phone that a cold front came down from Canada!  After a lifetime of hearing about those cold fronts and… Continue reading 07.05.15 Exploring the mountain back roads in Wyoming!

Northwest Journey, Wyoming

07.04.15 God bless America! Fourth of July BBQ and Rodeo in Big Piney, Wyoming

Saturday, July 4, 2015 -America is living strong and well in Wyoming.  From the local BBQ open free to everyone, to the All American Rodeo today we saw a lot of America's best in these welcoming and warm people.  We sang the National Anthem while a young lady on horseback carried the American flag around… Continue reading 07.04.15 God bless America! Fourth of July BBQ and Rodeo in Big Piney, Wyoming

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07.03.15 Thoughts about Colorado and a beautiful drive through Wyoming!

Friday, July 3, 2015 Some parting thoughts I want to share about Colorado The mountains and rock formations are astonishingly beautiful The roadside grass does not seem to get cut - just lots of wildflowers and bushes growing all around! The people in Colorado aren't especially friendly. We are from the south and in the… Continue reading 07.03.15 Thoughts about Colorado and a beautiful drive through Wyoming!

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07.02.15 Hello Wyoming!! and the Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Tour

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - We arrived in Wyoming Tuesday evening, making our way to the Rawlins, WY Walmart for a overnight stay. We were given permission to stay overnight and went sound asleep very quickly.  A beautiful cool breeze came through the windows and I slept like a rock!   We drove much longer than… Continue reading 07.02.15 Hello Wyoming!! and the Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Tour

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06.30.15 Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and the Heritage Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - Roy absolutely loves the gold mining television shows.  Whether its gold mining from the ocean or on land, he watches it!  He got me interested in the show Gold Rush a couple of seasons ago.  One of the mining company owners on the show is Parker Schnabel, a young man… Continue reading 06.30.15 Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine and the Heritage Center

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06.29.15 – Sitting around the campfire and visiting!

Monday, June 29, 2015 - Saturday evening we were invited to join the circle of folks under Larry's tent  Larry is our neighbor across the way who is from Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Lots of nice people here from all over the country.  They brought some neat snacks I'd never eaten before and were kind enough to… Continue reading 06.29.15 – Sitting around the campfire and visiting!

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06.26.15 The wonderful little world of Diamond Campground and the town of Woodland Park, CO

Saturday, June 27, 2015 -  Roy and I may have found our favorite campground so far - Diamond Campground!  It is so comfortable here in a naturally beautiful setting.  We are parked amongst several seasonal residents who are all friendly and welcoming. Several of their lawns are decorated with flowers, flags and other decorations I… Continue reading 06.26.15 The wonderful little world of Diamond Campground and the town of Woodland Park, CO

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06.25.15 Wrapping up our stay in Monument, CO and what’s to come!

Friday, June 25, 2015 We left Colorado Heights RV Resort in Monument, Colorado Thursday morning.  We headed over to Diamond Campground in Woodland Park, Colorado.  This was a 38 mile trip.  It was that far because you can't go over the mountain to get there you  have to go around it which makes it much… Continue reading 06.25.15 Wrapping up our stay in Monument, CO and what’s to come!

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06.22.15 Part 2 – Denver Broncos’ Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Monday, June 22, 2015 - Part 2 Located less than 50' from the site of original Mile High Stadium, Sports Authority Field at Mile High stands at an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, a characteristic that remains today as one of the most internationally recognized of any sports venue in the world. For… Continue reading 06.22.15 Part 2 – Denver Broncos’ Sports Authority Field at Mile High