Used to be a ‘new’ Jersey Girl   : now A Colorado Girl

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Westward, Ho!

I am still  not sure if my blogging silence is completely over, but I wanted to say that as of tomorrow we are on our way to Colorado. Therefore, I've changed my header photo to the cabin which is where you can find us for the next two weeks.

First of all, let me say that our hearts go out to all our friends and our previous home of the flood-ravaged Loveland/Ft. Collins area of Colorado. It's hard to imagine that it is much, much worse than the Big Thompson flood of 1976 with such widespread damage. So very sad. Not to mention the amount of time to rebuild all those roads and bridges, especially the ones up the canyons leading to Estes Park. It's a staggering thought.

Our cabin is not anywhere near the flooding, nor will be have to drive anywhere close to it to get to our cabin since we approach from the North, and with all the rain they've had (even at the cabin) forest fires can be ruled out for our visit this time.

So, our annual trek begins even though our little family is sadly diminished by two since the last time we made this trip in June of 2012: the loss of Sam one short year ago on September 16, and the more recent and still very raw loss of Alex. We are hoping the cabin will bring us peace and restore our souls.


Will be thinking about all of you the next two weeks.  Safe travels and many restoring and healing days ahead.

Thanks, C! smile

I hope it does too. Have a good trip.

It’s a great feeling to know your old house is going to make memories for another family.

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