75. Colorado Springs, CO to Florissant, CO; October 8, 2017

After more than a month in TLF, we moved into our new house on September 18th.  Our stuff from Montreal arrived.  And then our stuff from Indiana.  The kids started school and we prepped for baby Teddy. And my birthday rolled around so it was time for a day trip. We drove out to Florissant … More 75. Colorado Springs, CO to Florissant, CO; October 8, 2017

74. Colorado Springs, CO to Garden of the Gods, CO; September 4, 2017

We settled into our Colorado life at TLF.  We found Target, Costco, and, most importantly, a Red Robin.  We watched the near total solar eclipse. I started work.  The kids started school. After we’d been here for a couple of weeks, we decided to drive out to the Garden of the Gods. The morning was … More 74. Colorado Springs, CO to Garden of the Gods, CO; September 4, 2017

66e. Vandalia, IL to Peterson AFB, CO; August 16 – 19, 2017

We drove into St. Louis in the morning, going right by the arch.  We stopped at the Ulysses Grant National Historic Site.  It was a beautiful morning as we walked around the grounds.  We watched a movie about Grant’s life and learned about his accomplishments as general and president.  Zach and Anna did the Junior … More 66e. Vandalia, IL to Peterson AFB, CO; August 16 – 19, 2017

66c. Fairfax, VA to Uniontown, PA; August 14, 2017

We drove about an hour and a half from Pete and Char’s to Frederick, MD and Monocacy National Battlefield.  We learned about this Civil War battle where the Union soldiers saved DC. We drove the tour to the sites where the battle started.  Zach looked for the railroad tracks.  He and Anna worked on their … More 66c. Fairfax, VA to Uniontown, PA; August 14, 2017

66b. Montreal, QC to Fairfax, VA; August 11 – 14, 2017

We kept heading south that first day.  We left Canada and pushed through New York, stopping every hour and a half as Kris was now in the third trimester. We drove to Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park in New Jersey.  A newer national park, the junior ranger program seemed aimed at kids a little … More 66b. Montreal, QC to Fairfax, VA; August 11 – 14, 2017