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... welcome the Dickinson family - Mark, Stephanie, Bret and Taylor. Both families arrived into Denver this afternoon. The Dickinsons had a nice non-stop flight from Nashville to Denver aboard Frontier Airlines. We had little layover in Seattle before Alaska Air got us over the Rocky Mountains and dropped us off in Denver. Our flight was uneventful, even though the plane was full of people young and old. Fortunately the screaming 10 month old boy fell asleep ...
Today we leave on vacation! Tom Delaney is going to be at our house at 6:15 a.m.; we'll leave the house at 6:30. That's the plan, anyway. Last minute stuff... turn off our home wireless, empty the dishwasher, turn off the water. We travel enough that a lot of this is simply routine, so why do we always feel as though we're in a mad rush? Tom is right on time - it takes a good friend to drag himself out of bed on a COLD Saturday morning to drive ...
Having lots of time, I had invited my sister Jan and niece Julie to lunch while I endured the long layover. I enjoyed my last American cheeseburger (for a long time) at Vinny's restaurant near the airport while listening to Julie explain all that is wrong with America, Obama, Social Security, the NSA, Iraq, apple pie and corporate anything.
Mostly, she is correct.
Back to the airport, I walked the concourses (7 miles or ...
... we visited the Garden of the Gods, which is a hidden gem. The rock formations are cool, the video interesting, and worth the side trip. We also visited Seven Falls - not such a good idea. If you have time to hike, and you can go up and down over 100 stairs, this might be OK. We came in late afternoon. The seven falls are nice but not overly impressive. This is a privately owned area and thus a fee area. There is a "junior ranger" program where the kids can ...
... which is centrally located for everyone and convenient for no one, have I got a venue for you!
Deciding that we had enough viewing pleasure for one day, we set out for Colorado with earnest intent. From that northern route, it took us until nearly evening to reach the Interstate again. Before we did, however, we saw one last photo-worthy sign, and resisted the urge to check in: