July 4th Weekend

Greeley Stampede Parade morning of the 4th, Demolition Derby in the afternoon and Pikes Peak Cog Railway on the 5th - Whew! (8a or so for 9a parade is plenty early)

Smoke ON! starts the parade Longhorns lead the parade horses with BLUE spats Captain America (in the truck) and other magical moments Diana watching Corvette Club entries

Demolition Derby first heat Wild fire right off the bat! Our favorite part! 2 heats this year! Red, white and blue smoke but never moved again!

Diana waiting to board Noel squishing a penny Hydro-electric plant (powers 200 homes) Caretaker has a 60mi driveway! Diana and Noel inside the Cog-Car view of Colorado Springs along the way at the treeline workers old housing along the way workers housing at the summit 14,115ft MSL high altitude donuts - not bad Garden of the Gods as seen from the top of Pikes Peak baby Bighorn Sheep waiting on a passing train