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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Raton Pass

I arrived at my daughters house last Thursday.

I saw a window of opportunity with the weather
 and decided to head to Denver NOW
rather than wait until closer to the time I will start my seasonal job.

I signed up for text messages from the
 Colorado Department of Transportation.
CDOT Traffic Hotline  303-639-1111

This morning, I received a text that Raton Pass is closed.
 Here is a picture from one of the websites.
I drove over this pass on Wednesday
 and stayed overnight at Trinidad Lake State Park in CO.
I had clear and sunny skies and perfect weather when I went over the pass.

March 20, 2012 @ 10am
Raton Pass (I-25)       elevation 7,834

Trinidad, CO                    March 20, 2012

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I just have to keep up the good thoughts
and positive images.

"The weather will be perfect when I head out
on April 9th to my job in the Four Corners area."

POSITIVE THINKING!!!
Clear and Sunny skies for travel on April 9th!

8 comments:

  1. Way to dodge the bullet Teri. Raton Pass is no fun in the snow. Been there, done that and never again.

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  2. I'm glad to hear that you are safe!

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  3. Looks like you judged your window bang on! Glad you made it safe and sound!

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  4. The weather will be different in April.

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  5. sending you positive thoughts for good weather!!!..quite the difference from one day to the next?

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  6. Good luck in April. Raton Pass can be a "bitch" even in good weather! My friend lost her fifth wheel there, wind caught it just right and took it and tore the hitch right out of the bed!

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  7. I was reading Minnie Minerva just a few seconds ago boy is she in some deep snow in Oregon. But it should clear up fast for you both. I am sending warming wishes your way.
    Stay warm and safe

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