I love the tour so far. Can't get enough photos. Earl is so good at it. Thanks Nan!
The photographs come across beautifully on the web site.
Some of the best, if not THE best, pictures I've ever seen. So Professional, clean, clear, and crisp. GREAT photo job Earl.
We moved from Florissant, CO in 2008 to Queen Creek and then to SSV in 2010. Loved your writing and pictures of Colorado Springs, Florrisant, & Divide. Spent 2 yrs in CO and then needed to go someplace warm.....we decided on AZ. Thanks so much for your words and beautiful pictures. Keep them coming.
I've really been enjoying the photos and writings from Colorado, my home state. Looking forward to seeing and reading more of your work. Great job!
I, too, am enjoying your trip. Keep up the good writing.
Merry Christmas. Love the photo of Santa and the two little ones.
Thank you for helping us "live and love" your travels in Colorado. I've enjoyed your writing style and selection of descriptive words. Keep up the good work! Downtown Ft. Collins does resemble downtown Disneyland. Amazing!
Very nice, and Earls images are great. Nan's writing skills are superb.
Thank you for an interesting article on Pikes peak and the railroad.
We drove the road in 1967 in a Volkswagen bus with seven children
Thanks for all the interesting stories and beautiful photos as you travel through Colorado. Can hardly wait for the next chapter.
Excellent writing , Nan and also great photos , Earl
Absolutely great information and descriptive writing and images
Greatly enjoyed meeting the two of you in LaVita last week. Now were all home (I hope) and trying to catch up. I anxiously await the article about the train ride.
Very interesting and informative on Leadville
I'm so glad I met you today at the Senior Advantage Christmas party. I love your site...brings back wonderful memories of our time in CO.. and really makes me want to get back to the mountains (Woodland Park area). Thank you for all the great information.
Reading of your articles make me feel as I am there.
Below: I would be interested in how this couple could buy all of this for only $10.
In December 1987, a Leadville family, Ken and Stephanie Olsen purchased for $10 from Burlington Northern 11-1/2 miles of track, two locomotives, eight flat beds, four boxcars, and five cabooses.
Thanks so much for your page about Michael Garman. In high school in the '80s, myself and all my friends used to go there after school and just stand in awe watching and examining all the detail (at the time, admission was free). I'm so happy his gallery and museum are still there.
Thank you for the update. Central Oregon is a great place.
Drive carefully and be safe
I have been to both of those falls while driving on the road the goes along river.
I never went on the paddle wheeler though, looks like it was a great trip up and downthe river
The Spruce Goose! What an incredible story. Great photos Earl. The Air& Space Museum looks fantastic. You could really spend some time there. Thanks for the tour.
I saw the Spruce Goose when it was in Long Beach, California, and am glad to know it has a good home. More than that, I had no idea that a museum in Oregon has such an incredible collection of aircraft. Thanks, Nan, for bringing it our attention. and to Earl for the wonderful photos.
Great and informative article many things I was not aware of about frank loyld wright and this particular area of Oregon. Also great images showing the areas that were written.
Hi Nan & Earl,
I am really enjoying your OR trip. Learning things I didn't know in 50 yrs. living there. I will have some things to look forward to seeing on my next trip "home". Can't wait to see what you report on at the beach.
Hi Nan & Earl,
I guess I'm finally leaving a comment the way I should have been all along. I think you folks have done a fantastic job documenting your summer travels. I feel most fortunate to be able to share highlights of your trip!
Great writting and images. I have been to Salem mad never took the time to go thru the museum. It would be very informative to have some of your travels and images put together in aresentation for the photo club
Another great article and images. Many articles on Oregon I was never aware. I have been to all of the Rv manufactures in Oregon before purchasing my beaver. Have you been to the Marathon facility?
Thank you for all the info you have published.
Again what a great article and information on Oregon city I was never aware of.
For you and Earl to take the time to share your travels with us is greatly appreciated.
Hi nan and earl- we sat next to you in Salem kaiser stadium. Boy were we waiting for that walk off home run too! Love the pictures of the Capitol. They are all the things I remember from touring the Capitol in elementary school. Good luck to you.
Great article on the alpacas and covered bridges. Will you do a program for the SSV camera club for November?
LOVED the article on the Marathon manufacturer and the King Estate Winery. Thanks so much for writing and photographing these places and telling us about the people such as Miki. This is a great blog!
You two have now topped yourselves with the Albany Carousel article and photos! What wonderful animals and carvings and painting. Thanks for helping to promote an idea for bringing activity back to a downtown area.
I love the website Nan!!!
I enjoyed seeing a pic of Tusko in the museum. I haven't been able to actually go there myself and gaze once more upon him. As a kid, I used to wonder what it would be like to have actually seen it working in the family field as I sat in the seat.
My new favorite of your articles is the one on Wildlife Safari Village. I learned so much about the animals on your two drive-throughs. Loved the photo of the Animals Watching the Drivers, and the pic of the Barbary Sheep is priceless!
What a great tour of my home state of Oregon! I learned a lot of stuff I didn't know. Thank you for the detailed account of all the places you visited. Great information. And Earl, your pictures are fantastic! I especially liked the ones of the animals at the Safari Park. It is sometimes difficult to get good pictures of animals as they often will just not pose in the right lighting. Lol. Thanks to both of you for a trip down memory lane.
I now love Raina the best, though it is a tough decision because all these cats are so interesting to read about and so cute to look at!
What a neat historic town of Jacksonville Oregon! Loved the part about your trolley tour. What I didn't know was the info on the smokejumpers and all the balloons the Japanese sent over in WWII!
Oregon coast a great place and your articles and Earls images are superb
Have a Great Trip!
I have driven and photographed the Oregon coast a few times. And have also went down into the Devils churn. I found the article on the bridges very informative and did not know all the history about the bridges. Thank you Nan and Earl
Great history on Astoria, enjoyed the article and images
It was great to meet you on our journey to & thru Alaska. Hope you are still journeying safely. We are back home and enjoyed the opportunity to be in Alaska. Look forward to reading what you have to share.
I just finished the first article on Alaska and great info on the Celebrity Cruise. I loved the fact that they have an Apple Store on board!
Mary and I have been using celibrity on our last two cruises and will be going to Bermuda next year with our family. We do use aqua class and are concierge.
We have taken the Alaska cruise but have not done all the excursions you have listed.
I liked the part you wrote about the Bering Crab Fishing Tour the best! And the photo where Earl showed how many eagles there were in the trees. Good to see you two in the photo at the end, along with Jack and Terry. That box crab you were holding Nan--did it feel scratchy?
Skagway brings back memories. We have road the railroad to the summit and I have images of the detorieating steel bridge
I liked the story about the White Pass and Yukon railroad, and what was involved in building it. The historical notes on the mile markers was especially interesting. And Earl's photos were great!
Loved this one! It reminded me of my working trips to Anchorage before I retired. Your writings about Alyeska Resort and Tramway and the Wildlife Conservation Center made me wish I had gone there, but I consoled myself with Earl's photos.
Thourghly enjoyed the Seaward to Anchorage
I never realized there so many different tribes in Alaska. Earl your images are great. And the whole experience of reading about anchorage it was like being there.
Another interesting article by Nan. I enjoyed the Barrow article and info. People are missing out if they don't read these. I think you should do some presentations in our community. have a safe trip to Ohio.
Smuckers has great writing and outstanding photos. Also has value as a historical study of many companies. Thanks to Nan and Earl.
Now I know lot more about the animals in Alaska
We appreciate your work here. It's great to find out about interesting places without ads in the way. Thank you and great job. We currently live in Delaware and I am retiring in a couple months so we can see the USA and Canada. You are helping us to plan our itinerary as we love smaller interesting places. Keep up the good work, you make a great pair. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you both.
Well all I can say I never realized all the info on Talkeenta. Thank you for the great writing as I would have never known about Talkeenta.
just a fellow motorhome traveler wanting to say hi and that we enjoy stories of travel
Wonderful information and images on your writing of Denali.
What great way to se Alaska via the troops up the trails by bus.
Well I feel I have learned a lot about Fairbanks. I wish I had been there with you and Earl. When are you going to do a presentation of some of these writing along with Earls images????
Enjoyed the article on the museums and history of Vadez.
I am looking forward to your next on, the Alaska pipe line
Great job both writing and your photo's.
Have a great trip this season, looking forward to your next serries of articles.
Very inspiring article on the museum and all the dinosaur informed.
Hi, Bruce here, the bass player at the Amish Country Theater in Walnut Creek Ohio. Was good to see Earl and you there, and I look forward to going through all your travel photos. What a wonderful service you have here! Awesome writing and photos!
I find reading Nan's articles is as informative as actually visiting these areas. I have to say I get more out of the articles than I have when visiting some of these places.
Hi, I'm Nan Miller. I'm a travel writer who likes to bring my journeys and experiences to all our friends and neighbors. Stay tuned as I take you along on my travels. I welcome your comments.