Monthly Archives: October 2015

The “highs” and “lows” of Death Valley

I guess I have always thought about the lows, like being below sea level, when I have thought of Death Valley.  I never thought about the mountains that surround it, some that exceed 11,000 feet.  I guess that’s why I … Continue reading

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Lee Vining, CA- I-395- lots to do!

It was about 2 months ago that I found a great article in Sunset Magazine about traveling scenic I-395 in California.  This is how we decided to take this route and we are really glad we did. We arrived in … Continue reading

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What to do in Winnemucca?

We made the decision to stay the extra night in Winnemucca so on Wednesday we had to figure out what we could do in Winnemucca, NV.  Our first stop was at the bureau of land management office just down the … Continue reading

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What’s that sound?

Monday morning Gizmo was feeling better and we were ready to get on the road again.  We were planning to break the upcoming 1100 mile journey into 4 days with the first stop in Rock Springs, WY.

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A visit to the ER- for Gizmo

On Sunday 10/1/2015 we spent our last day in Colorado resting up for some driving days.  We were getting a little worried that Gizmo was not himself after a few days of off and on diarrhea.  We were pretty sure … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods

On Saturday we decided to make the 2+ hour drive down to Colorado Springs.  We had heard that CSU in Boulder and Fort Collins were having their home comings over the weekend.  We decided we wanted to stay away from … Continue reading

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Chipmunk Whisperer

Friday was a car touring day.  We decided to drive way up into the mountains in Rocky Mountain National Park.  It was another beautiful weather day.  We are hearing from the locals that this weather is much warmer than normal.  We … Continue reading

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