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Destination: Denver

Destination: Denver

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Yesterday we made the drive from Salt Lake to Denver. It would have been a long trip with two boys ages 11 and 13, but we just got home from a three week,6000 mile, family history, American history, church history road trip through the U.S. So this trip seemed like just another leg of the journey. I remember as a young boy, we were constantly asking our parents, "are we there yet? When are we going to get there?" One good thing that new technology has brought is the new G.P.S. systems that plot your route and show exactly where you are at any time. Now with kids more tech savvy than parents, all I have to do is hand them the "Garmin G.P.S.," which shows miles and time traveled, miles and time to destination, it even plots the exact location of the vehicle on a road map and you can watch your progress. It even has listings of gas stations, restaurants, etc. listed in all cities along the route. So I let them plot the rest stops, decide when to stop to eat and even pick the restaurants to stop and eat lunch or dinner, then they mark it on the Garmin. All I have to do is follow the directions on the Garmin and drive. It leads us to all of the rest stops, lunch, dinner, etc. So the trip wasn't all that bad. Now we are in Denver, we are all excited to get involved in the convention.


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