Travels With Minnie: Rainbows End

Located just off Interstate 70 in the Colorado town of Frisco lies the Rainbow Lake Trail. The easy walk winds its way up through a forest of Aspens and past the remnants of what must have once been a stand of evergreens. Acres and acres of cut trees, all neatly stacked pyramid style, left us wondering if the bark beetles had devastated the large swath of trees.

Rainbow Lake

We should be home tomorrow, having covered about 9,000 miles over 9 weeks on the road. It’s been a fantastic trip and Minnie has taken good care of us. That doesn’t surprise me though. The real Minnie, Reg’s Mother, Minnie Spittle, had some 1950s travel trailer stories of her own to tell. A strong woman, we like to think she’s watching over us as we criss-cross the country.

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5 thoughts on “Travels With Minnie: Rainbows End

  1. Lori

    Thank you so much for letting me be an armchair traveler in your adventures. After my knee replacement 5 weeks ago it has been a breath of fresh air and I have had fun traveling along. Many more happy trails for you and Minnie. Love whole trip.

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  2. Jackie Bachman

    Welcome home! Loved all the pics! I go into surgery next week (June 22) up in Eugene for removal of a 10cm mass in my pelvis. Dr. Yang will remove the mass, ovaries, and then use a robot to remove the uterus. We’re hoping for benign. I stay in Sacred Heart Medical Center for one night, then I can come home.

    I’m recommending CT scans for all my friends on Medicare. This mass was a total surprise, found in a routine CT scan… Love you! Jackie

    Jackie Bachman Board Member, Community Relations OHRA (760) 889-5122



  3. Mom was loving the trip, I’m sure. I remember her fixing”golden brown” toast over the Coleman Stove with Dad . Dad would pick wild water cress from the streams(Reg loved it, me not so much). Lil bro Joe

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