While trying to come up with a blog post, I took a walk in my yard and came upon a snowy scene worth sharing.
Retail shops opened in Boulder, Colorado on May 9th. With tulips and curiosity at its peak, I went to Pearl Street to take photos and to see if anyone shopped.
Are you ready for an icy adventure surrounded by the surreal inside a castle fit for an Ice Queen? Did my last post's photos transport you to another world? Then get ready to come along for a FULL virtual tour of the ice castle in Dillon, Colorado! Entering the large courtyard from the entry, as... Continue Reading →
Boulder is known for its red rocks, which slice through the foothills in flat angular slabs known at the Flatirons. For a view of the Flatirons, Boulder, the Front Range and beyond, there is no better hike that Mount Sanitas. They even have their own mini flatirons - The trailhead starts on Mapleton Avenue at... Continue Reading →
Every March, we take a family vacation. We all have Epic Passes so we pick one of their ski resorts. This year, we chose Park City Ski Resort in Utah. Being a new area to explore, I stick to two rules. The first one? Never ski alone in the trees. I've ended up on ledges... 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 →
Last June, I traveled around Europe with my husband and daughter. With only one full day to experience Amsterdam, we planned a boat ride in the canal, to rent bikes, and tour this unusual and amazing city on foot. We survived a disastrous start in a youth hostel where I expected to wake up with... Continue Reading →
Mary Antoinette's stomping grounds, Palace of Versailles, is a must-see if you ever travel to Paris. After a short train ride, nothing could prepare me for what lay right around the corner. It was more sumptuous, grand, and had more gold gilt and marble than I had imagined. Truly humbled by the massive palace, Danny,... Continue Reading →
After a few rainy days of exploring Portland and discovering its weirdness, it was time for an epic Oregon adventure. I had read about their magnificent waterfalls, fairylands tucked into deep thick forests, and amazing coastline and beaches. The opposite could be found in Bend, located in the high desert to the east. Ski resorts... Continue Reading →
Have you heard that Portland, Oregon is weird? I have. Portlanders are proud of their motto, Keep Portland Weird. I was curious and traveled there for my birthday. What I discovered was pretty dang strange. 18 signs of weirdness in Portland: The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium. Caught in Portland's weird culture at a strange museum. An indoor... Continue Reading →