When a May snowstorm swept through Colorado, I worried about the fruit trees, but they are blooming profusely this year. Click for photos!
When taking a walk, I discovered an amazing sight. Click for photos of a golden sunset and words to inspire you!
I've lived in Colorado long enough to know that weather can be unpredictable. When forecasters warned of a sixty degree drop in temperatures and snow, I battened down the hatches. After transplanting annuals and cutting the last of the lavender in eighty degree heat (Yes, 80 degrees!), I went inside to shower. Minutes later, the... Continue Reading →
I took this photo while on my favorite ride to Coot Lake near the Boulder Reservoir and didn't notice the sign. LOL! Although I've ridden to the lake and the Boulder Res countless times, I hadn't taken this trail. No wonder I got so many hairy eyeballs from people walking. Oopsy. Next time I'll admire... Continue Reading →
Last fall I traveled to Los Angeles and had an impromptu meetup with a professional photographer. Good thing I have no shame and overshare so you'll know what not to do before your next photoshoot. Photoshoot mistakes were made This all started when visiting my son, Kelly, and his girlfriend, Leksy, in Los Angeles, California.... Continue Reading →
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Between baking, decorating, and dressing up in costume, the month seems to fly by. This year I added some fun Halloween treats to my tricks. For many years, I made a Halloween Pumpkin cake. I baked two chocolate or pumpkin bundt cakes and then stuck them together with... Continue Reading →
Every year, I hope a huge snowstorm hits Colorado in October. Those first snowflakes are so magical. Memories of snow angels, snowball fights, and snowmen, not to mention ski season, baking, and slow-cooked meals, always brings out the kid in me. Read on for photos of this amazing Colorado snowstorm. While we were in Europe,... Continue Reading →
October is finally here. It's time to pull sweaters out of storage and get ready for a month of shivers and all things ghoulish. Autumn's crisp breath will whisper a dreaded prophecy of summer's death while it rustles blood-red leaves overhead. With a climactic gust, their spines break and they float down to join their... Continue Reading →
When I learned the Denver Aquarium hosted Yoga with the Sharks on Saturdays, I had to go! I missed Shark Week. This unusual class combined an adventure fix with a zen experience. I had to share my photos and videos of my latest adventure. I've always been a water girl (something to do with my... Continue Reading →
Last year, our 4-mile Colorado backpacking adventure turned into eight very long treacherous miles to Sawtooth Mountain and Coney Lakes in the Rocky Mountains. We made it just in time to pitch a tent and make dinner before night descended. Believe it or not, I looked forward to another. This year, the 2.4-mile hike to... Continue Reading →