Well we made it back from our trip to visit family in Colorado. I really thought I’d have plenty of time to post a few blogs along the way but I was busy visiting with family every waking moment. I’m not complaining at all. Some of these relatives I only get to see once a year so I enjoy taking every available minute to visit with them.
We didn’t do anything terribly exciting, mostly we just hung around mom’s house and visited, played games, cooked, ate and watched movies. But we did take some time to visit a museum and the Denver Zoo. Here’s a few random pictures from the zoo. Our week in Colorado flew by and it was soon time to head home. The route we chose to drive home took us right into Hot Springs SD. This is a town in the Black Hills of SD where a hot spring runs through. The water is literally in the 90 degrees year round! Anyway, in Hot Springs is the mammoth Site. In the late 1970’s excavators uncovered some old bones. They stopped their worked until the bones could be identified and they turned out to be prehistoric mammoth bones. Since then they have built a building over the site and every year they excavate more and more mammoth bones and give tours to the public. To date they figure the have found the remains of over 50 mammoths! Quite amazing! After viewing the site my son has aspirations of digging with their crew one day. Here are a few random pictures we took at this site.
The mountains of Colorado are breathtaking, and the company is amazing, but there really is “no pace like home”. It’s good to be back.