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An Elfie on the Polar Express

The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Spencer, North Carolina. Our family decided to kick off the holiday season with a day trip to the N.C. Transportation Museum and take a ride on The Polar Express™. It was a … Continue reading

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A Summer Crush in Colorado: Craft beer rush in Denver

Our final day in Colorado was about as packed as it could be. Some killer breakfast, a visit with some dinosaurs, and some last minute breweries before heading to the airport. Here’s our final rush in the Rockies.

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A Summer Crush in Colorado: A date at the Red Rocks

Today was the day we’ve been waiting for—The Dirty Heads were headlining at the Red Rocks. But first, getting there was part of our journey. More breweries and a trip to Denver were on tap. A few stops in Ft … Continue reading

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A Summer Crush in Colorado: Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak

Our summer vacation in Colorado continued today with more adventures and places to see. First was a bike tour of the Garden of the Gods, then a drive up to Pikes Peak before heading to Ft. Collins to see some … Continue reading

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A Summer Crush in Colorado: Hanging with our wolfpack

Our first full day in Colorado ended up having a packed agenda—more packed than we thought we could pull off. As we pieced together our itinerary, centered around a visit to the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, our day was … Continue reading

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A Summer Crush in Colorado: Rocky Mountain High

Merri Beth and I were heading to Colorado to see the Dirty Heads at the Red Rocks. But before the big show, we had an open plate to explore. Our first day in Colorado included lots of travel, our flight … Continue reading

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Summer escape to Chicago: Blink 182 at Lollapalooza

Friday, August 4 – The Stage is set for Blink 182 and Lollapalooza With some severe weather moving through yesterday, the temps took a drop and my morning run to Navy Pier was much nicer with the cooler temperatures. There … Continue reading

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Summer escape to Chicago: Wrigley Field and the Cubbies

Thursday, August 3 – A Long Day at Wrigley Field Day two in Chicago started with a run to Navy Pier and exploring more of Millennial Park. I intentionally stayed away from Grant Park since today was the first day … Continue reading

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Summer escape to Chicago: Heading to the Southside

Wednesday, August 2 – Heading to the Southside to see the Chicago White Sox One of my favorite parts of traveling is to explore the city during my morning runs. Not only do I get better oriented with directions and … Continue reading

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Summer escape to Chicago and Lollapalooza

The stage was set for our trip to Chicago. Zander and Coco were with Meme and Poppy for a week at the farm and a break from summer camp. The four-legged kids, Rex and Sox, were already enjoying a week … Continue reading

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