Olive Ridge Campground
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Today we bid farewell to Denver, but not after spending the morning playing tourist. We started the day with breakfast at a diner. Bit disappointed when I asked for eggs, she just asked how I wanted them, I wanted her to list all my options. The food was great, well priced and excellent service, hang on just like everywhere so far. From there we waddled to Confluence Park, where the South Platt and Cherry ...
... but that was a little troubling to me, I kept that to myself. Within 5 min, the trail forked to the left and right and soon it appeared we were bush whacking to the top of the 9786 ft mountain, straight up! At the lead was my newly graduated, 18 y/o son, who lead us on as we mindlessly followed. It didn't seem so bad until the alternative of sliding down the rocky ridge we just ascended was out of the question in my mind. The going up got ...
... br> we enjoyed lunching & reminiscing..
however time came for us to continue along...
once again we wally-ed it last night in Goodland, Ks
but not before spying an 86 foot rendition of Van ...
... older kids came to watch and cheered him on and were teaching him some moves and the kids his age started dancing nearby him. Chris started chatting to one of the dads that came over to watch Zach and they soon got talking about mountain bike riding in Moab. Chris semi invited himself to go with the guy the next morning on his mountain bike ride he had heard about from the guy at the liquor store.
Monday 5 August 2013
Chris got up early to be ready by ...
... time at the park. Oh what a joy to be here with them!!
Dee, George and Uncle Brian (Dee's brother, visiting from Ireland) joined us for a delicious dinner. I need the recipe for the breaded grilled tomatoes with mozzarella and fresh basil. Lovely evening - such fun to hear Brian and Dee having different memories of their growing up. Will be here for a few days, before we head out on our camping adventure.