Four Nights in Aspen, Colorado: Hiking, Ghost Towns and Mining History
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Four Nights in Aspen, Colorado: Hiking, Ghost Towns and Mining History

Driving Independence Pass on a summer or fall road trip from Denver to Aspen is a must.  Summit elevation on the Continental Divide is 12,095 feet making it the highest paved passed in Colorado.  My friend Lisa and I left Denver on our road trip and stopped in Leadville for a late lunch.  We stopped … Continue reading

J-Bar’s’s French 75
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J-Bar’s’s French 75

A French 75 cocktail is about as classy as it gets.  The bubbly cocktail is a timeless drink.  It dates back to around World War I.  The name apparently comes from the 75mm M1897 artillery gun used by the French military. The J-Bar at Hotel Jerome is legendary.  The bar and hotel have been a favorite … Continue reading