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Jul 6, 2014 - Carbondale CO

I've been remiss on keeping this journal up to date! So much has happened on our "vacation from retirement" days! We spent several days with my sister, Rebekah, in Craig, CO, so I got to celebrate my birthday with her and Jeff. She made the Hellen Ready cake you see in the picture above. Delicious! We spent the next two weeks at the Ridgway State Park. While there we dropped the doggie at day care (4 days!) and off we went to the Telluride Bluegrass Festival! Even without tickets we got to see fantastic talent. We now love Sara Watkins who...

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Jun 5, 2014 - Last day here at Dripping Springs Campground.

We've been here 6 days and we leave tomorrow to go to Craig, CO, to see my big sister, Rebekah, and to celebrate my birthday! I'm so sad! I'm rapidly leaving my youthful days behind! Retirement days are heavenly though! Jeff has run almost every day we've been here. He was gone fishing so long yesterday I composed him a song, 'Won't you come home, Jeff Allen?' using the tune from, 'Won't you come home Bill Bailey?' It was quite a moving song and I got to use my UKE! He caught two fish today and yesterday. The cubic feet per second of...

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Jun 3, 2014 - Walking Mercies!

We arrived here at the Dripping Springs Campground Saturday, May 31. We have burnt trees dotting the landscape all around us but we're nestled in the rolling hills and have very minimal neighbors! It's wonderful! Jeff found where he wants to fish...below the dam, so that's where he is today. Yesterday he ran 31/2 miles down to Little Hole (further down the River from here) and Gracie and I walked to meet him on his way back. The picture of the snake cleverly tucked by the roadside tells you why we'll be extra careful from now on on our walks!

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