On this last Scamp through Colorado, I was constantly awed by how green everything was.
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I was just in Denver visiting the lovely and talented Garrett Hacking, and the first thing he wanted to do was check out The Buckhorn Exchange, a bar and steakhouse that opened in Denver in 1893. It’s not only the oldest restaurant in Colorado, it got the very first liquor license there about 25 years later. (The restaurant has since been designated a National Historical […]
Buena Vista, CO is a tiny town northwest of Salida, and even though it’s a sleepy little burg, it’s not lacking in attitude. The coffee is strong (The Roastery is a must), the beer is hoppy (try Eddyline – the wood-fired pizza is good, too), and the signs are demanding:
I’m interrupting the Ireland Series to talk about last weekend’s Colorado Scampabout, which is a more traditional Scampabout since Sadie actually got to go. Plus, I have a new favorite National Park, replacing last year’s spectacular Chiricahua National Park, and I wanted to share it with you.
"I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks." - Daniel Boone
"What is it you plan to do with this one wild and precious life?” - Mary Oliver
“There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen
“I was a fantastic student until I was ten, and then my mind began to wander.” – Grace Paley
"If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning." – Catherine Aird