Truman Lake is a great place in Missouri to spend a weekend getaway. There is just something about the summer that screams “Lake!” for so many people, myself included! You can see yourself now, sitting on the boat or floating around in a tube. A drink in your hand and some sunglasses on. Maybe cruising around on a jet ski or tearing it up on a wakeboard! Really any of it sounds a whole lot better than stuck behind a desk or breaking our backs at work like most of us find ourselves spending Monday through Friday.

In March of 1903 a particularly well-dressed man arrived in Estes Park, Colorado. He set his suitcase down and marveled at the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The…

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