Making a Knit Pom Pom Hat

Over the Thanksgiving holiday I got a little hat crazy making a knit hat for both myself and my better half.  It started with a hat for my better half but when it knit up so quickly I decided I needed a new hat to match my new down jacket.  From start to finish it … Continue reading Making a Knit Pom Pom Hat

My Year of Yes

This past summer I have been making a concerted effort to try new things and stop saying no to things that take me out of my comfort zone.  Overall, I feel like I have been pretty successful.  The start of my new philosophy started by backpacking through Peru (my second time backpacking in my entire … Continue reading My Year of Yes

Mt. Flora

My husband is an avid mountaineer. He has over 40 of Colorado’s 14ers under his belt as well as many, many 13ers. He gets up above tree line and at elevation on a regular basis. Me on the other hand – I may live at 5,280 feet but I am pretty much a flatlander. I … Continue reading Mt. Flora

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

One of my most favorite places in Colorado is the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.  When we lived in Colorado Springs we found the zoo by accident when exploring our new city and have made it a habit to visit often.  About a week ago we battled the I-25 traffic past the Renaissance Festival in Larkspur and … Continue reading The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo