Where in the World Wednesday: The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The other day I was watching a Christmas movie on Hallmark and the subject of the Rockefeller Tree came up. It was explained that during the depression the construction workers for the Rockefeller Center decorated a small tree with decorations made from their families. So, of course, wanting to learn more about history, I started… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

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Where in the World Wednesday: Cripple Creek, CO

Gold Mining town Cripple Creek Colorado History Cripple Creek has such a rich history: In the late 1890's one of the largest gold strikes in history was discovered by a rancher/prospector Bob Womack and the last great Gold Rush began! Thousands of would be miners rushed to the area and soon after, Winfield Scott Stratton… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Cripple Creek, CO

Thankful Thursday: Thanksgiving

I have to admit and sort of brag I'm truly blessed! Things I'm Thankful for: My hubby, son, daughter and grand kids My mother, sister, nieces and nephews Of course, Max My sister and brother in laws I have a roof over my head Food on my table and the good Lord allows me to… Continue reading Thankful Thursday: Thanksgiving

Me Monday: Snow is Coming

Here in Colorado, October can bring our first snow of the year; and it's set to hit tonight into tomorrow morning. However, it's not exactly here, in Grand Junction, where I live, but in my hometown on the "front range" (Denver, Castle Rock, Colorado Springs) are  supposed to get hit with a quick moving storm.… Continue reading Me Monday: Snow is Coming

Where in the World Wednesday: Las Vegas

I have thought long and hard about today's blog, which is why it's late.  It's becoming way too often I see the hate in people where they feel the need to go out and blow up, crash into, or shoot people; whether a school, movie theater, dance club, church, concerts, sporting events or holiday markets;… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Las Vegas

Where in the World Wednesday: Glenwood Springs, CO

This week we loaded up the car with just B and myself, grabbed some much needed breakfast, coffee and headed east, yes, along I-70. We were headed to Glenwood Springs, CO, just a mere 90 minute drive from the house and a whole lot cooler. We were in search of the new Doc Holliday museum… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Glenwood Springs, CO

Colorado Scenic Byway: Grand Mesa

Part 1: Driving the Loop I first experienced the Grand Mesa Loop a few years ago when mom and I had gone on a drive to check out the fall leaves. The colors on the Mesa are simply amazing, so I wanted to go back to see what the summer had in store for us. We… Continue reading Colorado Scenic Byway: Grand Mesa