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Traveling the Colorado Highways: Destination Mountain Spirit Winery

This remote quaint little winery can be located outside of Salida. Don’t blink though because you might miss it. It’s a little boutique winery that is well known for their blends of wine. They feature things like Blackberry Chardonnay, Raspberry Merlot, and Blackberry Cabernet Franc. They also have a tasting room in town but we […]

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Wine….Wine…Wine…Destination; Casa Rondena Winery, Albuquerque, NM

Wine Wine Wine, My travel preferences seem to draw me to churches and WINE.    Hey, I am Catholic so this works well.   They go together you know.  Thank goodness I am not Baptist I would miss all the good wine, and margaritas and such. So this trip to Albuquerque, NM was no different.  I decided […]

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The Man way the Woman Way

Ok so we made it!   We did not break anything on the way, we didn’t kill each other, and we actually still like each other. Our plans did not quiet work though.  We had planned to drive through the day and get to the park early on or before dusk at least.  This was our first time […]

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Living the dream, just what is that anyway?

We did it our way! So we finally pulled the plug! This boomer has flown the coop, I gave up the life that every boomer my age strives for the house and all that goes with it.   The American Dream or NOT.   If you had asked me 2 years ago if I thought I would […]

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The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

  “Wine to me is passion, its family and friends.  It’s warmth of heart and generosity of spirit.”, by Robert Mondavi “Harvest of Joy”.    This passion is tucked away in a peacefully serene place which was once host to a Benedictine Monastery.  It’s not Sonoma or in other well-known area of wines and wineries.  It happens to be […]

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A Year with Marriott Gold: Destination Pueblo, CO

A year with Marriott Gold destination: Pueblo, Colorado Pueblo is a larger city in Southwest Colorado and was next on my year with Marriott Gold.  I stopped here overnight on a visit for a friend’s celebration and then it was on my way to Gunnison to visit Black Canyon National Park.   My stay was at […]

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