Aspen Alley Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge

When my daughter's boyfriend suggested Aspen Alley in Breckenridge for leaf-peeping, I said, "What?" How did we not know about this spectacular hike? Dan, (not to be confused with my husband, Danny) found the gem on an app for mountain bike trail. Amazing! Despite back-to-school and football games, people flocked to the mountains enjoy the... Continue Reading →

How to Travel with Dogs

I only considered traveling with one dog. A yappy dog. A dog who on occasion tears around the house in a tirade of twists and turns, kicking up dust and scattering rugs in her wake. Kennelling our dog has become highway robbery between $42-47 per night. But that wasn't the reason I relented and brought... Continue Reading →

Summer’s Race for Stillness

Summer fun includes a wide range of activities. Some can be enjoyed at breakneck speeds while others require taking a moment to be still and take in the surrounding beauty. It's wildflower season in the high country. Summer is so fleeting at high altitudes, it's hard to find them at their peak. I went on... Continue Reading →

A Glimmer of Gold – Photo Essay

Swaying in the wind, trees keep rhythm in nature's dance. The brisk wind gossips with the aspens while dressing them in brilliant gold. Their gowns swish as winter's breath blows their brilliant leaves and scatters them through the night. Soon golden leaves will blanket roots until skeletal remains rot under silent snowflakes. By the time the... Continue Reading →

The Moose is Loose!

I have always wanted to shoot a moose... with my camera. They are huge animals which can be aggressive and dangerous. They are also majestic and fearless, qualities I have always admired. A few years ago, I freaked out and fumbled with my phone as a cow and her calf pranced by the liftline in... Continue Reading →

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