• Adventures

    Stuck in the snow in May…

    It’s 84 degrees at my house today… our warmest day of the season so far. It was not, however, this warm in the mountains yesterday where we went for a Sunday afternoon drive! We knew there was still a little snow, so it was fun to take pictures of the melting snow along the road……and the merry little mountain streams…

  • Adventures

    Moose sighting!

    This afternoon we went for a family bike ride on a really great trail in our area that used to be railroad tracks. It winds through the mountains and the scenery is spectacular.It was an unusually hot day for our area (right at 100 degrees) and since we haven’t ridden bikes all summer (at least the parents of the family…

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    Helgeson Place Hotel

    One of my favorite things about traveling is the serendipity of discovering unexpected “vintage” experiences along the way. Summer before last we traveled over a long “forgotten” segment of Route 66… and then last month we had the fun of “going by train”. Our trip back in time this weekend features a stay at an old-timey downtown hotel in tiny…