Pink Sunrise with the Moon

Sometimes when I’m driving in the mountains, not far from home, I catch a view that can’t be described. Even the photo doesn’t really do it justice. The snow capped peaks looked iridescent and whiter in real life.

Ski Day! Colorado

When you haven’t done something in a while, the first time back feels like an experiment. Will I still remember how to do this? Will I still enjoy it? I missed the entire last season of skiing due to a shoulder injury, but I’m happy to say I don’t think I lost any of myContinue reading “Ski Day! Colorado”

Another Day, Another Animal Parade

When I visited Estes Park, Colorado, home to Rocky Mountain National Park in December 2013, I saw my first elk. I remember how cool that seemed. I spent a week skiing, checking out a few different places, and visiting family. This trip, prompted by my desire to move from the city to the mountains forContinue reading “Another Day, Another Animal Parade”

Two Bull Moose Stopped By

Thanks to a neighbor’s message, I knew these two gentlemen were on their way for a visit. When first spotted, one was in the back and the other was on the side of my house. Charlie barked low, a warning that didn’t seem to alter the path of these beauties. They stopped to snack onContinue reading “Two Bull Moose Stopped By”

Final Full Moon of the Decade

I got home late last night after an amazing trip. My flight was delayed and I managed to get the very last seat standby seat on a different flight (thanks United!) I didn’t see the moon on the ride home from the airport, but the night was illuminated so I hoped it would come intoContinue reading “Final Full Moon of the Decade”