Category Archives: Colorado

March Forth

I wrote a long paragraph about Women’s March and reasons why I march. WordPress ate the entry. Let’s just say there is no reason not to protest. I’m not going to sit silently while everything I love, including civil liberties … Continue reading

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Finds

Today we drove to east Colorado, to North Sterling State Park. We didn’t find Philip K. Dick’s grave in Fort Morgan, but there was a giant raccoon in the restroom and we saw a pheasant, red tailed hawks and a … Continue reading

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How’s It Going?

Things that have been going on this month: -I turned 34. My husband turned 32. Here is an animation I made for him for his birthday. -Rocky Mountain National Park to see elks bugling. I can’t stop laughing at them. … Continue reading

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Odessa Lake

This is what happens when your whole body is hurting for various reasons and you don’t want to hike this weekend, but your husband talks you to do an easy stroll, which turns into a moderate 10 mile hike. And … Continue reading

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Hello Maroon Bells

A good idea: Let’s hike Maroon Bells Wilderness area this Saturday. A great idea: Let’s sleep at the trailhead to get an early start to avoid people and get a nice cool hiking weather. We got both. It was refreshing … Continue reading

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The Weekend of Great Relax

In May we didn’t spend a single weekend home, just relaxing. There was the dinosaur hike, the weekend in Wyoming, Salt Lake City and another weekend in Wyoming. A weekend of pure relaxation was long overdue. I require quite a … Continue reading

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Hike to Harmonica Arch

This Saturday we didn’t camp. A decision I came to regret upon remembering all the amazing backcountry possibilities at Lost Creek Wilderness. The wilderness area is so beautiful, but damn you Colorado, do you have to be so outdoorsy?! We were at … Continue reading

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Biting the Dust, Literally

Denver spring weather has lately been Denver spring weather. For the weekend we kept reading warnings about severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, possibly large hail and isolated tornadoes. So instead of waiting to see what Colorado decides to throw on us … Continue reading

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Denver Flea Market

When you have to stand in a line and pay five bucks for admission and that admission fee includes a craft beer, you know you’re not going to a traditional flea market. Denver Flea Market takes place 3-4 times a year, … Continue reading

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Denver Streets #7

A short walk down the Larimer Street. One beer at Our Mutual Friend. Week flies by and one more day until the weekend. I need more weekends in my life. Part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, … Continue reading

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