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Sheila and I spent the night at the Peter's retirement home in Buena Vista, Colorado. Randy and Dori have a beautiful home on the golf course. Randy's house is similar to the design we plan on when we build in Kentucky. Sheila and I got some good ideas for our house.
When we arrived last night, we were greeted by three deer hanging out in Randy's yard. We had a good visit with Randy and Dori getting some advice on retirement life. Randy and I also talked a little ...
... too soon and is sorely missed.
After walking through the sanctuary, Sheila and I headed back downtown to look at the shops - we didn't buy anything - all the stores were pretty high classed. Before leaving Aspen, we drove to the Ashcroft Ghost Town. In its heyday, this town was bigger than Aspen. Now it is a series of log cabin buildings. You can only imagine what life was in the town.
We headed ...
... back roads.
Spent a few hours hiking through the forest next to the Lodge, before heading down to Breckenridge and wandered around the town.
The morning starts off with another hike into the forest. Then its time for my friend Gerry to arrive from Cleveland Ohio.
These days are spent sightseeing in the car. Bonus was seeing a mother moose very close to the Lodge.
Tomorrow we begin our adventure to the west coast
... each ski day to any of the mountains free of charge. I didn’t take advantage of the transfer service since I didn’t decide where I would ski until the morning of when I could check out the conditions reports online.
Today I was hungry, so I took advantage of the happy hour at theAnnabelle Inn. Each day they serve snacks with beer or wine. They offer cheese and crackers, fruit, chips, nuts and chili. After my snack ...
... from Fort Worth, with her "dad". We were entertained by a group of about 8 young men who sang the song "Firework" by Katy Perry - such a hoot! Then to dinner at Michael's Italian restaurant - good food (heavy) but service just OK. Back to the condo and relaxing. Nice phone call from Colton and Olivia.
Tuesday February 24
Up and out to the shuttle for my ride to the Denver airport - some of us have to go back to work!! Shuttle actually was ...