Tag Archives: travel

Half the Fun

They’d taken Heather’s temperature. Too high. Again. Time to wait. Again. For half a moment, I could feel the old station wagon forming up around us. Longtime readers of this column may remember that my wife Heather was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Keeping Watch

On Wednesday evening, I’m pretty sure Denver International Airport was tracking an Unidentified Flying Missy. As Heather waved me over to the car, Missy began bouncing in the passenger seat. And bouncing. And … well, you get the idea. She … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dark

The distance falls away softly, a yard at a time in the still of a Longmont night. Step. Step. And step again. Even just a few blocks from Main Street, sounds are muted and far between. The metallic chime of … Continue reading

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A Rose for Neil

A longtime friend found herself in a reflective mood this week. “I keep finding myself wondering,” she wrote online, “what Neil Armstrong thought about when he looked up at the moon every night.” It’s a question that holds its own … Continue reading

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Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell Rush

This used to be where the panic would begin. “Scotty, do you know where the other suitcase is?” “Hang on, I’m still getting stuff out of the dryer. Did you get that refill called in?” “Oh, no!” Christmas chaos, Kansas … Continue reading

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