Monthly Archives: May 2016

Moving Day: Hill AFB To Huntsville, UT

Michael originally wanted to hit the road at 9:00 am, I was thinking more like 11:00 am…so we compromised at 10:00 am.  However, Michael didn’t even get out of bed until 9:00 am.  We ended up pulling out of our site at 10:23 am….and that was after Michael went out at 9:48 am to do his … Continue reading »

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31 Years

Ahhh….31 years ago today we were married in an itty bitty ceremony in Michael’s parents front yard.  I was 19…he was 21 and 2 weeks later we moved everything we owned (which wasn’t much!) to El Paso, Texas/Ft. Bliss, where Michael was stationed on his first active duty assignment.  We had only known each other … Continue reading »

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Biding Our Time…

Saturday 5/21 Michael spoke with the area manager over Jefferson Hunt Campground and was told it was still too wet to open for Memorial Day weekend.  However, he said that we could move into our spot on Thursday to save some money.  We hope that we can start getting some weed eating done in the … Continue reading »

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Chores, Errands & Pizza Pie!

Tuesday 5/17 Time to get caught up on laundry!  5 loads later it was finally done…but we still had a load of towels to do.  Funny how that stuff stacks up when you’re having fun! Michael tries to check the anode rod in the water heater every 3 or 4 months and today was time … Continue reading »

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Travel Day & Dry Camping Weekend

Friday, May 13th. We had just 180ish miles to drive on Friday – from Rock Springs, Wyoming to the Huntsville, Utah area where we were meeting Zack, Kelsea and the kids. The drive through southwestern Wyoming and northeastern Utah was absolutely gorgeous, mountainous with rolling green hills and rocky bluffs. We stopped in Evanston, Wyoming … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: Aurora, CO To Rock Springs, WY

***Having issues adding pictures today….will have to come at a later date! Once again….no hurry in leaving this morning as our destination was the Walmart in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  We traveled roughly 360+ miles today….more than we care to but we wanted shorter travel day on Friday. We did our normal morning routine – watched … Continue reading »

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Pike’s Peak & Garden of the Gods

We headed out early, again, this morning….not quite as early as yesterday but still early as we had a 9:20 am reservations to ride the COG Railway to the top of Pike’s Peak.  And since this Denver traffic has been pretty crazy nearly anytime of the day and we had roughly 85 miles to drive … Continue reading »

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Money, Walking & Whiskey

We had a tour scheduled at the US Mint for 8:00 am and had to be there by 7:30 am so we were up at 5:30 am to give ourselves time to wake up a bit and make a breakfast sandwich before heading out the door by 6:30 am which had us arriving at the … Continue reading »

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Tea, Beer & Candies!

We have some busy days ahead of us while we are here in Colorado…so hang on! Today was the day for tours…three to be exact. Our first tour was in Boulder (roughly 50 miles northwest) at the Celestial Seasonings factory.  Tours started at 10:00 am and since we had 2 other tours we wanted to attend … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: Colby, KS to Aurora, CO

We had great sleeping weather last night…high 40s or so and I even slept with my window open.  We didn’t have any more campers join us but did have a few semi’s spend the night.  We were awake about 6:30 am but enjoyed the comfort of our bed until after 7:00 am. When we went … Continue reading »

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