In Denver with Family
Denver, Colorado: Oh, thank you, Mr. RVer
from Massachusetts, for starting your engine at 5:22a and warming it for 27
Dave and I went on a five mile walk with Kris & Steve this morning along a
mostly-paved trail following a creek. We followed the trail from the campground
up into Manitou Springs.
There are several springs (note round brick building on right). This spring
is Cheyenne Springs.
The water is called a "soda" spring as it is high in
There is a lot of art installed along the trail
Myron Stratton drilled this spring in 1935. It also is a soda spring and
produces 2 gallons per minute.
After our walk and showers, we met in town for coffee and
breakfast. Dave had a conference call, which he had to take while sitting in
our car... driving around to find a strong enough cell signal to place the
We hitched up and headed towards Denver. Kris snapped this photo with her
phone as they passed us on I-25:
Dave pulled in front of my brothers house to spend the night. 15
seconds later, Kris began receiving text messages from her neighbors demanding
At 6p, DT fired-up the generator. We put out the slides, put up the TV dish
and opened the Magna Peregrinus for a one-hour open house.
Cocktails were served. It was
fun to meet the neighbors and fun to show-off our beautiful motorhome!
Kris made (from scratch) four different pizzas and a huge fruit
platter for dinner. Both of their children came for dinner (with their
significant others). It was wonderful to see our niece, Delaney, and our nephew,
Back row: Bailey, Delaney, Lisa, Michael
Front row: me, Kris, Steve, DT
Of course, we took a selfie.
Pedometer: over 17,000 steps; nearly 8
miles - plus 28 flights of stairs.
Until my next update, I remain, your Denver correspondent.
RV PARK: Baby Bro's house.
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