In 4 weeks about this time we'll be arriving in Denver - demn, time is flying by fast ( yet the days themselves go so slowly! )

so if anyone has any recommends for DTC / Denver, let me know... the ex has rented a vehicle for while we're there, but I won't be driving, myself


caught up with a couple months worth of backlog issues...
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Since my return from vaca, had a great 3day weekend with the spawnlings ( youngest turned 10 on the 31st :) ) and been busy at work
on the first day of the 3day, the ex dropped the girls and I off at cheapskate - which they love - and my eldest won at skate limbo! so proud ! :)
a little catch-up work and end-of-month and - of course - the usual beginning...
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As many/most had already seen from 'tween-Update postings, I returned yesterday from my highly-enjoyable MN Loop Roadtrip :)

Put in 1300miles driving and 36.75miles walking in 6days plus 2.5hrs...
aye, it rained every single day and never more than an hour or two without clouds the entire trip
but, by gods, it was such a wonderful roadtrip !
already posted several of the vids...
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Just a barebones map of the MN Loop Roadtrip I took :
1300miles driven, 36.75miles walked, just 6days 2.5hrs
yes, it was gloomy and rained every single day of the trip - but it drug down the trip not one iota :)
- just returned the rental a few minutes ago and got the ride home... now time to relax a bit, unpack, and prepare for the...
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The first 24+ hrs of vacation have slid by with relative ease and relaxing inaction *laughs*
but now time is come, to start gathering and packing what I'll need for the roadtrip portion of this first vacation of the year

finished laundry, charged and updated whatever as needed, verified/confirmed tomorrow's pickup for the roadtrip rental - I'd picked up travel necessities after...
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s'been a busy last full workweek of the month, with just a couple workdays remaining before vaca...
I've never taken this long a vaca before - and it's just the first of two, with the 2nd upcoming in July which'll feature Denver
this first of the vaca duet, however, is going to include an undestinationed roadtrip

( cue the music )

last year's...
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*whew*
just got back from a 2hr, roughly 5.5 mile walk... a'yep, I'm a bit out of shape - I've done better, just last year

aye, I'm not getting any younger BUT even a long-ass winter of being relatively stuck indoors is no excuse - especially with vacations coming up !
after all, I'm on vaca in less than 2 weeks and...
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