That’s right. FIFTEEN hour car ride from Colorado Springs to San Antonio. I went to the grocery store before we left Colorado Springs and made an entire loaf of bread worth of PB&J’s, got some apples and some snacks and off we went. We drove south through Colorado, cut across the top eastern corner of New… Continue reading 15 hours
We left Elizabeth, Colorado and headed to Colorado Springs to visit more family. My grandmother, uncle, aunt, cousins and all of their children are in the springs. We spent 3 total days in the springs. The first day was a lot of visiting with my grandmother, and included a cookout at my aunt and… Continue reading Colorado Springs
From Fort Collins, we drove south about two hours through Denver to a small town called Elizabeth to visit my very gracious aunt and uncle. They own and operate a 220 acre horse ranch called Ochs Spirit Equine. It’s located in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. We only stayed for one night, but I… Continue reading Ochs Spirit
We wanted to do something cool while we were in Fort Collins, not to just pass through, so our friend Q directed us to this place that felt like we were in the mountains. It is a reservoir that supplements water into Fort Collins and surrounding areas. It was a river that has been dammed… Continue reading Horsetooth Resevoir
And on we go… On our drive from Sioux Falls down to Colorado, we decided to drive across South Dakota, through the Black Hills, and through the Eastern part of Wyoming, instead of through Nebraska. We figured the extra time would be worth it for the scenery alone. Oh and we would be able to… Continue reading Keep on truckin…
There is a little town bordering the badlands of Western South Dakota called Wall. In Wall, there is a store called Wall Drug. Originally it was just a drug store that got its fame in the 1930’s from advertising “Free Ice Water” for travelers passing through. Now, there is not only free ice water, but… Continue reading Free Ice Water!
We have family in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. My father in law was born just north in a town called Huron, my “bonus” mother in law was born in Sioux Falls, my sister in law now lives there as well, and my husband lived there for a few years too! It’s about 2 hours from… Continue reading Sioux Falls