Jun 22, 2014
A big idea -- the GI Bill -- turns 70
My family benefited from a "big idea." After dropping out of high school to enlist in the Navy, my grandfather, Leonard "Mac" McLean, returned from the Pacific and enrolled in college.
Photos: Ride The Rockies images on Day 2: Winter Park to Steamboat Springs
Cyclists visit the grounds of Dari-Delite in Hot Sulphur Springs at Aid 2 during Day 2 of Ride The Rockies on Monday.
Ride The Rockies Day 2: 95 miles from Winter Park to Steamboat Springs
Temperatures hovering in the upper 20s at Winter Park early Monday morning served as a chilling reminder to Ride The Rockies cyclists of the blizzard at Berthoud Pass the previous day that brought Day 1 of the 29th annual cycling tour in Colorado to a premature end for many of the 2,000 registered cyclists.