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Exploring Colorado: Deer Creek Canyon

2 weekends ago we went on a 2 mile hike on a very smooth and clear cut trail in Deer Creek Canyon. Just my speed! We took a selfie on some rocks, which was hilarious because the self timer beeps were so loud they…

April 21, 2015

Exploring Colorado: Mount Falcon

Brian had already taken me to Mt. Falcon in September (it was the hike I nearly strangled him on for taking me the long way). Well this time, we took the easy way and it was much better! Still gorgeous, but I could at…

February 5, 2015

Exploring Colorado: Highlands Point

A few weekends back, during another gorgeous 60 degree winter day, we took on a hike up to Highlands Point. It was so clear out you could see for miles. I will never get tired of this.…

January 29, 2015

Exploring Colorado: Snowmobiling in Breckenridge

This past weekend, a very generous friend of ours offered up their condo to us where we stayed for a few days in Breckenridge, CO. We were so excited to get away even just for a few days. At first, we weren’t sure we’d…

January 2, 2015
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Exploring Colorado: Garden of the Gods

Last weekend we visited Garden of the Gods, a national park in Colorado Springs with over 300 towering sandstone rock formations. Some of the rocks had names based on what they looked like, and some I named myself (ahem: penis rock). These rocks used…

November 21, 2014
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Exploring Colorado: Roxborough State Park – South Rim Trail

Last Saturday we took a 15 minute drive to Roxborough State Park. I couldn’t believe just how close this amazingly beautiful park was to our house! It was a bit busy with other groups of people looking around, but once we split off on…

October 15, 2014
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Exploring Colorado: Mt. Falcon Parmalee Trail

First of all, it snowed last Friday! What the hell. And then the next day was 80 degrees. Colorado is bipolar. Anyway, we took a hike on Mt. Falcon. Not to my surprise, Brian decided to take me the long and steep way even…

September 16, 2014
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Exploring Colorado: Lookout Mountain & Buffalo Bill

This past weekend we put down our paintbrushes and took our first trip out into the Colorado front range. Brian bought a book on easy trails to hike and this one was pretty close to where we live. Once the clouds cleared, we headed…

September 9, 2014

We’re here! Our first days in Colorado

We’re here! Oh my gosh we are finally here. I never thought the day would come. Okay, I did, but it felt like it would be an eternity. This all began last November when we heard the news of Brian’s job being relocated, remember?…

August 15, 2014