Friday, July 31, 2015

Day 5

Today we did some fun things with Harry Vaughn & Carol, we had lunch at the Hen House, really good fried chicken!! Then we went to a market that Carol's cousin has,  that has been in the family for generations. We left their fine company about 3 & came to Chivington where we are staying with Don's brother, Gilbert. We took a drive to look at the crops, very sad that the deer & rabbits are eating so much of the crops.  

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Day 4

We are in Pueblo at my cousins, Harry & Carol's. We got a new head set for Don's  helmet that Harry & Don will assembly tomorrow.  We took a drive to old Pueblo & an Italian market that Carol's daddy took her to when she was a little girl.  Don talked to the lady who owns it & she is the niece of who started it in 1921. There is a nice River Walk that we saved for the next trip. We came home to a wonderful dinner of stuffed pork chops, fresh green beans, ham & potatoes, tomato salad, fresh Italian bread & corn on the cob & Dilly Bars. Their daughter & family came for dinner so we have had a really fun day. God IS good.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mt. Evans

We tried to go to the top of Mt. Evans today where Fred took people when he was doing the tours Colorado Sight Seers but the road was closed. We still had a wonderful day and enjoyed the beautiful CO mts. We went to Idaho Springs, CO. & ate some really good pizza at Bijou Pizza. A year ago today Mahlon, Lujans, us, helped Stan & Ellen celebrate her birthday on a whitewater rafting trip. Happy birthday, Ellen. 

Planning day 3

Fred & Don planning out today's adventure & having a good visit. 

Day 3. Thornton

As you can see, this was taken in WY. It was cold & very windy. 

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Thornton, CO

We arrived at our dear friends, Fred & Marge's home about 5:30. Fred & Don have been friends since CSU days at Ft Collins. Wonderful friends they are for so many years, God is good!!

Day 2

Good breakfast at Rock Springs, oatmeal   .

Monday, July 27, 2015

Evanston Wyoming

We are at Evanston, checked in a motel. It was cold today and windy, and too cold to camp.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The night before the sabbatical

Here are a few pictures of the night before we leave.  Wonderful family & church family we have!!

Don trying out the new do-rag Joy and family got us to stay cool:
It fits under the helmet, too:

Cousin and sis-in-law:

Mahlon & Laura:
Loading the trailer:

Grandson Brady & Step:


Roy and Joy:

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Sabbatical Plans!

There is excitement in the air as we share our plans for our sabbatical.  We sure enjoy visiting with long-time friends and sharing what we are planning for this gift from our church family!

I think my granddaughters are pretty excited to housesit, too. HA! 

We are super excited for this trip and so grateful for everyone who has helped make this happen.