“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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Still in Colorado

May 20th, 2023 I was supposed to be up in Wyoming by now, somewhere along the North Platte River. I needed somewhere to camp prior to the holiday weekend, after which my destination was to be Grand Teton National Park. Alas, this did not happen. I visited with my son near Boulder for 4 days,…

A Year on the Road

May 8th, 2023 On Saturday, May 6th, I reached the anniversary of the sale of my home, and start of my vagabond travels. It has been an interesting year, with visits to many new places. I am now looking forward to a spring and summer looping north through Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. I will visit…

Chatfield State Park

May 4th, 2023 After leaving Lake Pueblo and spending a night at a Bass Pro Shop near Colorado Springs, I set up camp at Chatfield State Park. This is a park on a reservoir southwest of Denver. My site had electricity, showers, and a laundry. While there, I visited and hiked at two nearby locations.…

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