80f. Somerset, PA to Colorado Springs, CO; June 17 – 19, 2018

We awoke.  Teddy continued to sleep in our bed.  Kris grudgingly accepted it. We left early.  The kids got one last shot to ride the luggage cart. We aimed to get to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum by the time it opened.  It was a great museum.  They had small trains for the kids to play … More 80f. Somerset, PA to Colorado Springs, CO; June 17 – 19, 2018

80b. St. Louis, MO to Newport, RI; June 1 – 3, 2018

We ate a leisurely Embassy Suites breakfast and hit the road around ten.  It was slow going and we began to adjust our stops.  We skipped the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers Monument and drove through Ohio and Indiana.  We stopped in Wheeling, WV, spent the night, and drove on in the morning.  We continued through … More 80b. St. Louis, MO to Newport, RI; June 1 – 3, 2018

80a. Colorado Springs, CO to St. Louis, MO; May 30 – 31, 2018

We cleaned the clothes from our Rocky Mountain trip and loaded them back into the suitcase. We took off around 9 a.m. for our cross-country trip.  It was slow going at first.  We crossed the state line into Kansas.  Teddy was upset and we stopped at the visitor center.  We called our first trip audible.  … More 80a. Colorado Springs, CO to St. Louis, MO; May 30 – 31, 2018

79b. Estes Park, CO to Colorado Springs, CO; May 27 – 28, 2018

Teddy got us (Kris) up all night.  He slept for his longest stretch just before sunrise.  Luckily, Zach woke me up before six in the morning. He excitedly called me over to the window, pointing out at our balcony.  I hopped out of bed and peeked out.  I saw a heard of elk right outside … More 79b. Estes Park, CO to Colorado Springs, CO; May 27 – 28, 2018