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May 10, 2014 - Meeker, Colorado

Happy Birthday to our son and grandson, Jerry and Jared. Yes, they were both born on the same day of May. They also share the same name. How cool is that? This update covers are trip to Meeker. You may remember our first update from Craig when we got stopped in Meeker by a huge herd of sheep being moved to new pastures. This is the same town we were in but we were in the RV pulling the car. It is a cool ranching town. We were here mainly to check out the campgrounds, we were told by a friend their campground was full of wildlife, they saw...

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Sep 5, 2013 - Meeker, Colorado

The trip from Craig to Meeker on SR 13 was short, 49 miles, and there were no steep climbs or extensive roadwork delays. We departed Craig CG about 10:30 am August 30th, stopped to shop at City Market and arrived at the Wilderness Rendezvous RV Park about 12:00 noon. We were surprised by the RV Park: there was only one rig in a park with over 100 spaces, and it belonged to a long term tenant who was gone most of the time. It was a nice park although there was no cable or Wi-Fi. After trying and rejecting two spaces, one with no electric...

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Sep 17, 2008 - Travel to Meeker, Colorado via Grand Lake, Steamboat Springs and Craig, Colorado

A beautiful day to drive over the Rockies. The day started with a loose stud, tooth stud that is. Kathleen has a titanium pin in her jaw to hold a future implant. The pin has a tapped hole in it that the dentist placed a TORX button sockethead, 1mm screw. We did not have a TORX bit small enough to fit in the socket so we used a 1.27 mm hex key that we had in our toolkit. See the photo of the reinstalled screw. I tightened the screw until Kathleen felt it was tight enough. We hitched up the RV and headed west over the Rockies before 8 AM,...

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Jun 27, 2008 - Meeker

6/27/08 Today we took a drive further east into the Flat Top Wilderness area. The drive was along the White River and through more beautiful country with large groves of aspen and mountain sides covered with spruce. As we neared the end of the road to Trappers Lake, the mountain sides were covered with dead spruce as a result of a fire. This are reminded us of areas in Alaska where thousands of acres are burned almost annually. From the end of the road, we took a short hike to Trappers Lake which is the second largest natural lake in...

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