Category Archives: Craft Breweries

Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–2

Friday, May 29, 2020 Coffee is essential for another long day of traveling and hiking. Once again we trust our front desk agent, who probably has never drank a cup of coffee, to give us a recommendation. She sends us … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–1

Into the great wide open Under them skies of blue Out in the great wide open A rebel without a clue (Tom Petty) Carolyn had decided to take June off of work from Southwest Airlines on what they call Emergency Time … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails Of Social Distancing–Part 6

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Hans Christian Anderson Cooped up and getting hot, Carolyn and I head to the Payson area to start off the month of May. … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 5

Still furloughed but not locked down, I look for multiple ways to keep active during the crisis. Of course I watch some Netflix but in reality I am keeping busy without TV. My book reading has increased as I continue … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 4

This isolation thing is in full swing as we approach the second Thursday in April. Carolyn  has made it through another essential work week and we are looking forward to some new adventures. To get our weekend going, Carolyn borrows … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Part One

As I sit in isolation with my dog, I thought why not catch up on some of my own trials and some trails that I have blazed during these quarantined times. On the first Friday of March COVID-19 was becoming … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It’s gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day It’s gonna be a … Continue reading

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Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

I’ve had my share of life’s ups and downsBut fate’s been kind, the downs have been fewI guess you could say that I’ve been luckyWell, I guess you could say that it’s all because of you If anyone should ever … Continue reading

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I Will Still Rise

‘Cause when, when the fire’s at my feet again And the vultures all start circling They’re whispering, you’re out of time But still, I rise This is no mistake, no accident When you think the final nail is in, think … Continue reading

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Living High in Colorado

Woke up this morning And the first thing I did see Was mountains rising to the sky On every side of me Waterfalls, canyon walls Windy down on main street Everybody that I meet They all want to show me … Continue reading

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