Early leaf peeping – Kebler Pass, CO

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We’d been hanging out in southwestern Colorado for several weeks, just so I could be awed by Colorado’s gold – the golden Aspen trees, that is.  This was Steve’s promise to me since I had missed this portion of our travels in 2015 due to a family emergency.  And I was excited that my first leaf peeping would be at Kebler Pass, a high mountain pass near Crested Butte at an elevation of about 10,000′.  It’s a seasonal mountain highway that connects Crested Butte with Paonia, and since I had heard good things about Crested Butte it only added to my anticipation. Continue reading

Experiencing Fayetteville, Arkansas with family and friends

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From Eureka Springs we motored just a ways down the road to Fayetteville – time for some fun with family and friends!  While I was enjoying the fall hues along Hwy 62W,  Steve’s efforts were focused on keeping Betsy between the lines on the continuously curvy and narrow roads.  Warnings were posted in two areas (a 2-mile and a 6-miles stretch) alerting us to the crooked and steep terrain we were entering.  At the end it was all in a day’s work, and we arrived in Fayetteville unscathed and ready for a cold beer. Continue reading