New Mexico – O’Keeffe Country

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By Linda L. Odmundson

Visit New Mexico and learn its multicultural history through arts, pueblos, museums, parks and monuments, or missions and churches. Its wealth of activities and things to see might prompt you to visit with a theme in mind, or pick a few cities with a multitude of attractions, such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos, which are

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Dinosaurs Without Bones

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is proud to present the Steps in Stone Lecture Series on animal locomotion to accompany the Steps in Stone, Walking through Time exhibit. This series of talks celebrates the movements of animals on Earth, both today and in the past.

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pRocky Mountain National Park’s Centennial Year Programs Continue

The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues as we head into April!  Join us for one of these events, or join in on one of our events taking place year-round.

April 25: Earth Day/National Junior Ranger Day Celebration
Join park staff and community partners to celebrate Earth Day and National Junior Ranger Day with special booths, arts and crafts activities, ranger programs, and greenhouse tours. Learn more about how to take care of our national parks and our planet. There might even be birthday cake!

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Visit Utah

Roads Traveled by Linda L Omundson

What comes to mind when considering a trip to Utah, The Great Salt Lake, Mormon Temple, and national parks? We’ll look here at some Utah attractions. Let’s say you can only visit Salt Lake City; consider these sites within the city or nearby. 

We lived in Salt Lake City from 1983 to 1985. While there, I served as a docent at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on the University of Utah campus. The museum offers a permanent collection of art objects from classical to contemporary including its signature piece, Walking Buddha. It holds fifteen special exhibits each year. One year they exhibited

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On The Way To Yellowstone And The Grand Tetons

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

Two routes take you to Yellowstone National Park, I-25 or Highway 287. Both present tourist attractions. We’ve already covered the detour to Fort Laramie, so we’ll go straight to Douglas via I-25 north.

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Wyoming, More Than Yellowstone

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Yes, Yellowstone and the Grand Teton Mountains are probably the most well known destinations in Wyoming. However, there are other smaller interesting tourist attractions. We travel I-80 often in route to Salt Lake City to see grandchildren but seldom go north on I-25.

Today I’ll give you ideas for two-day trips along those routes. 

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Travel Destination, Dreams and Diversions

I dreamed of visiting many places after graduation, the Rocky Mountain’s tree line, twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Great Salt Lake, Arizona’s desert, and both oceans to name a few.

Now, I’ve seen them all and more. Tears filled my eyes at my first glimpse of the mountains when I neared Denver. I’d never seen anything so close to Heaven. On our first trip to my Minnesotan husband’s hometown, he laughed when I asked if a huge lake were manmade like

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2015 Rocky Mountain Air Show will Feature the United States Air Force Thunderbirds

Visit Aurora and the City of Aurora are proud to announce that the 2015 Rocky Mountain Air Show will be held for the first time at the Aurora Reservoir May 29-31, 2015.  The highlight of the show will be the return of the United States Air Force Thunderbird demonstration squadron to the

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Looking Ahead To 2015

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

Now is the time for those dreaded New Year’s resolutions that we find unfulfilled at the end of the year. I’ve researched, read, considered, and made a list of possible subjects for my twenty-four articles for 2015.  Let’s take a peek.

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