Category Archives: Our travel

Bisbee, Arizona

We came here to look at TNC lands with Apache pines. I will write about that in a few hours. But meanwhile we enjoyed some nice things in southern Arizona. We drove through Bisbee, Arizona. It used to be a … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Library

Long drive today from Denver. Started at 5am after Alex left at the Denver Airport. Finished in Columbia, MO at around 7pm. Stopped off to see the Eisenhower home and library in Abilene, Kansas. Eisenhower is the most familiar president … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde 2

My last pictures for the day. I am posting my relaxing photos. They are all the same, but in different places. This one is in Carver Brewery in Durango, Colorado. They have good beer that they make on the premises. … Continue reading

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Travels in Colorado & days of fire past

Day’s end My end of day post with my daily beer. This one was at Golden Block Brewery and Restaurant in Silverton, Colorado. Chrissy pointed out that my beer pictures imply that I am a boozer. I do tend to … Continue reading

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Ancestral Pueblo & fire on Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde We went up from Chaco Canyon to Mesa Verde, the other big Anasazi place. This one was also abandoned around 1300. Scholars speculate about the reasons. Maybe it is simple as the lifestyle was just not sustainable. We … Continue reading

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Utah & New Mexico with Alex

Glen Canyon We went over Glen Canyon Dam. It is about as tall as Hoover Dam, but a lot narrower and impounds less water. First is the Colorado River below the dam, next the dam and the river above. Last … Continue reading

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Around Utah

  German bakery in the high desert Had lunch at a German bakery. They had a nice set up. We had brats and beer. Just like Germany, except different geography, drier conditions, much lower population density … Fixing the tire … Continue reading

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Hiking in the high and dry

Stopped off at the John Wesley Powell museum in Green River, UT. Powell explored the Green and Colorado Rivers in little wooden boats. It was a different experience than people today get going down in rubber rafts. The museum was … Continue reading

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On the road in Colorado 2

Alex and I had pizza at the place pictured. The pizza was ordinary, but the ambiance was great. We got to sit outside in near perfect weather with lost of nice scenery. Alex and I had pizza at the place … Continue reading

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On the road in Colorado

For Christine Johnson – sunrise on farm credit. Share with your co-workers They get a lot of blowing snow on these highways. To prevent that, they have ordinary snow fences and living ones, i.e. trees. They even have signs that … Continue reading

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