“You are a perishable item, live accordingly”

“You are a perishable item, live accordingly”

My new favorite quote along with one of my favorite shots of me from our last camping trip.  When was the last time you sat outside next to a campfire and admired the Milky Way?  I can’t think of a better way to spend my time.  Whatever it is you love to do,...
A whirlwind end to summer

A whirlwind end to summer

I cannot believe the leaves are changing, the temps are dropping and October is almost here.  I can practically smell the snow on its way.  August flew by in the blink of an eye and was filled with so many happy couples and incredible locations.  I have so much to...
Boulder Lake Hike

Boulder Lake Hike

As the summer goes on and the workload piles up, we’re finding it more and more challenging to take the time to get out for our once-a-week hikes.  However, the more stressed and overwhelmed we feel, the more I realize how important it is to make our hikes a...
The Elusive 14er

The Elusive 14er

Hiking to the top of a 14,000 foot peak may sound exotic to some but to Coloradans it’s as common as mowing the lawn.  There are 54 mountains in Colorado over 14,000 feet and everyday there are people slowly but steadily making their way up a trail in an effort...
Elliot’s Ridge Hike

Elliot’s Ridge Hike

This summer we are determined to hike more.  While we get out several days a week to exercise our dogs on the many nearby BLM roads around our house, it’s not often enough that we strap on our packs and hiking boots and set out to explore the Rockies that...
When Fall Meets Winter II

When Fall Meets Winter II

To my delight the sublime convergence of Fall & Winter spanned not just one but two whole days before the leaves started to disappear.  As long as I had a camera in my hand I could care less about the 24 degrees and snow packed tightly inside my boots from seeking...