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Mike (skipompey) commented on Boo Boo's blog post Never a bad day in Steamboat... (Part 3)
"Love the pics Boo, have sent you a message, forgot to ask about the Spa for wifey"
Feb 13, 2011
Mike (skipompey) commented on Boo Boo's blog post Never a bad day in Steamboat... (Part 2)
"Oh Boo, we are so sorry to about your accident, as you well know we can emphasise with you, Diane I suppose got a few days in last year before her episode, I wonder if hubby is feeling as guilty as I was skiing on whilst wifey was laid up. At least…"
Feb 11, 2011
Mike (skipompey) commented on Miss Lucky Lady's blog post The Greatest Thing about Steamboat is.....
"..... that we went to Whistler last year and kept thinking what was Steamboat like?"
Feb 4, 2011
Mike (skipompey) replied to Keith.'s discussion Ptarmigan Inn
"Hi Keith nice to hear you had a good visit, we don't arrive untill Feb 23rd, you must have had some good conditions for your trip.   Mike"
Jan 28, 2011

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There and Back Again

Well here we are, back in front of the PC and not on the other side of the Webcam,no more looking down the mountain or soaking in the hot tub gazing down the Yampa Valley easing that right knee. Seems an age since leaving London Heathrow arriving in Denver and jumping into the Hummer, yes that's right a Hummer, should have been a Jeep but they upgraded us to the Hummer, I thought I had left armoured vehicles behind, but peering through the slits called windows and closing the doors that were as… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2009 at 7:19am — 11 Comments

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At 2:39am on February 10, 2009, JB6543 said…
Mike, We fly out tomorrow (11th) the kids are getting excited and looks like the weather is in our favour. Perhaps we can find time for a beer when you arrive?
At 1:16pm on January 21, 2009, Boo Boo said…
Hi, no, you aren't nosey at all.

We tend to pay for our flights partly with BA airmiles. Since we booked so late, BA didn't have any flights available with airmiles from Denver, but plenty from LA: so it made sense to fly back via LA. Normally we book a lot earlier and get the availability we want from Denver.

It was a bit of hassle coming home, but the LA-LON flight is longer than the DEN-LON flight - so more opportunity to sleep on the flight.
At 6:04pm on January 18, 2009, Keith. said…
Not as of today, but don't count us out yet, still working on it mate.
If the 'Boss' can get one more day, we will be out there.

At 3:20pm on January 17, 2009, Boo Boo said…
Hope that my blog has helped pass some time before your trip. You WILL have a fantastic trip! I hope that the weather is as kind to you as it has been to us: we have had some very varied conditions - just about all great, one way or another :-)
At 8:53am on January 17, 2009, Boo Boo said…
We missed you yesterday! We are going to have to overlap our trips next time: share some runs and have a few drinks at Slopeside. It was a great meet, yesterday, but sorely lacking you and your wife. Boo
At 10:20am on January 1, 2009, Keith. said…
I do believe things are not yet sorted on this BB mate.
At 10:48am on December 27, 2008, Boo Boo said…
Thank you very much :-). I will pop in and see SBK and hopefully meet some of the other resdient contributors too :-).

Fingers crossed for some good conditions too, but I am sure that it will be fantastic, whatever the weather.

Husband has popped into work for a few hours, I am left to make the house look respectable (get rid of the Xmas decorations etc - not that we have many up) and pack. I am pretty organised, I think. Checked in online a couple of hours back, but I never feel comfortable until I step through the terminal door at Heathrow... ;-)

Will be in touch - via posts and blogs etc :-)
At 5:35pm on December 19, 2008, Keith. said…
Up at 05:30 most days mate, wife still teaching (33years) and out the door at 06:40 so next thing is to boot up and then catch up with the world.

Will see what I can arrange over Christmas ref a visit mid Feb.
Have a great Christmas, our fondest regards to you, the wife and family. May 2009 be a great year for all of us.

Keith and Rosalee.
At 5:05am on December 19, 2008, Keith. said…
Looking at coming back for a second trip. I will see what I can work out and if possible arrange the time to match part of your trip dates.

Sorry, no Army issue planks to lend you but lots of memories.

At 5:40pm on December 18, 2008, Keith. said…
Hello Mike, nice to see your back, got to get my AMF(L) legs back together for Boxing day arrival in the Boat.
Stuck in a rut, staying in the Ptarmigan Inn while it still stands.

Take care, Merry Christmas and a Happy 2009..

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