Author Archives: Barbara Peterson

Review: The Music Man at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse

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It’s 1912 and there’s trouble in River City, Iowa. (Or Ioway!) No one in the town is happy – from the mayor who believes there’s people from the “right” and the “wrong” side of town and never the twain should … Continue reading

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Interview: Jo Ann Ziegler of Bears Forever

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Cheyenne Frontier Days takes place over the last full week in July. There’s plenty to do at Frontier Park – the Carnival Midway, the food, the rodeo, Indian Village and Frontier Town – but there’s also plenty to see and … Continue reading

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Fun and Games at the 2017 Fort Collins Comic Con

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The 2017 Fort Collins Comic Con took place on Saturday and Sunday, August 26-27, 2017, at the Northside Aztlan Community Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. (The next Fort Collins Comic Con is scheduled for August 25-26, 2018!) I went on … Continue reading

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The Total Solar Eclipse Experience at Jay Em, Wyoming

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or “Then came totality.” (edited to add some photos from the Citizen CATE experiment) I left my house at 5.20 AM to drive to Jay Em, Wyoming to witness the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017. I had chosen … Continue reading

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Previewing Candlelight Dinner Playhouse’s 2017-18 Season

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The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Johnstown, Colorado begins its much-anticipated 10th anniversary season on September 7, 2017. Here’s a preview of the cornucopia of delightful gems that the Candlelight is offering over the course of the next year. The Music … Continue reading

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Wyoming Eclipse Festival in Casper, Wyoming

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Casper, Wyoming; a city just a bit smaller than the capital of the state, Cheyenne, with about 60,000 residents, is hosting the Wyoming Eclipse Festival for the next few days leading up to the Great American Eclipse of August 21, … Continue reading

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Eclipse Info: Where to watch the eclipse in Torrington, WY

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Torrington, Wyoming is in TPOT (the path of totality). (As are the relatively nearby towns of Fort Laramie, WY and Jay Em, WY.) Where is Torrington in relationship to Cheyenne? If you look for driving directions to Torrington on your … Continue reading

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: An Overview

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During the first full week of August, highways throughout the Rocky Mountain region are chock full of motorcyclists either heading to or returning from Sturgis, South Dakota where the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is held over the course of ten days. … Continue reading

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Do you have your Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp?

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The Total Solar Eclipse “forever stamp” had its “first day” event on the campus of the University of Wyoming in Laramie on June 21, 2017. The stamps are sold in sheets only, and cost $7.84 for a sheet of 16. … Continue reading

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Hashtag Travvie Wyoming: TPOT

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TPOT? That stands for “the path of totality” and is an acronym that I’ve just coined. And will be using on Facebook for the next 12 days. #WYOMINGTPOT. Perhaps it will go viral with other states referring to their TPOTs. … Continue reading

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