What a Ride!

We took a ride down Phantom Canyon Road the other day. It’s just south of  Mueller State Park, CO. Head south on 67 through Cripple Creek (if gambling is your thing – this is the place). Continue on  through the cute town of Victor.  It has  number of really cool buildings, including the old assay office from the gold rush era. Unfortunately as with most … Continue reading What a Ride!

Great little eat’n place

Stopped for breakfast in Fort Morgan, CO . We found a Diner that was both cute and delicious right on 34 & Main, called Tailpipes and T-bones. It’s housed in an old gas station. The big doors open to let the morning breeze in.  Better than average food. Interesting decor. And the bathrooms? You guessed it- gas station bathrooms (only cleaner)!            Continue reading Great little eat’n place

2 realizations about blogging while traveling.

My first discovery about blog posting while traveling is that internet service is not always available. While camping at the Mississippi Palisades earlier this month, the State Park did not offer wifi, which is to be expected. But what was unexpected is that my cel phone service was non existent for about 30 miles outside of the park. This week, the City Park up in … Continue reading 2 realizations about blogging while traveling.

Campfire Peach Cobbler

What is more summer than Peach Cobbler baked on an open campfire? Not much. Mmmm, that sweet, “perfumy”, juicy fruit. A perfectly ripened Peach is devine. That is why after chasing the “tree ripened peaches” sign by sign. Turn by turn. About 5 miles up the road, I wasn’t disappointed to find that the peaches for sale where actually imported from Colorado and not at … Continue reading Campfire Peach Cobbler

Good Eats Good View

Looking for a place to eat breakfast or lunch around Horicon was a little tricky. We could head north through Mayville and Kekoskee or take the southern route through the town of Horicon both points unknown. Yelp was our source for suggestions. The Cooper Shop saloon in Kekoskee got pretty good reviews, citing good food and a pretty view. It was a great pick. The … Continue reading Good Eats Good View