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After Jan's online class this morning, we repacked the car and loaded the dog for the last time, and started for home. We had kind-of, half-heartedly decided that we were finished with sight-seeing and we would just head home, but we didn't get far...only blocks, really...when Bob suggested that we drive through Colorado National Monument since we were here. And we were so glad we did!
We entered the Rim Rock Trail Road at the south entrance and stopped ...
... the nice things about Colorado Springs, the sun shines here almost every day, even in wintertime. And I can tell you, it makes a difference. Even when it's cold, it warms you up on the in- and outside.
At the office we are very busy to prepare the upcoming summer. At the end of January we had 2 projects for the Superbowl going on in NYC. The teams on the Superbowl were the Broncos (Denver, CO) and the Seahawks (Seattle, ...
... Before long we came across the North Entrance to the Air Force Academy and I wondered if any of my former students are still there. I thought about John Amnah who graduated from there and wondered where he is now. We saw the Chapel and some of the other buildings from the road and then we saw the stadium. Before long we were at our exit which is also the exit for the Garden of the Gods Park. We checked into the La Quinta about 5:30.
Dressed in our summer finest (a spaghetti strap dress and shorts and a t-shirt, both with flip flops), we woke up to a beautiful day and knew it was time that we drive Pike's Peak. With Tucker in tow, we ascended past lakes, the tree line, ...
... to Ted's Montana Grill for my first bison steak of the trip :-). Sunday I will go for another mountainbikeride with Keith, this time in the area around his home and afterwards ribs on the BBQ! The weather in the weekend is just fantastic...sunshine and temperatures between 20 and 25 degrees. Time flies...my first week is almost over, another 2 and I'm flying back to Europe for a couple of weeks. That's it for now...let's see when I have some time for writing another story on the ...
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