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”

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”

Denver Art Museum Part 3 – Lucas Samaras Corridor

The Light Show, an exhibition which examines light and reflection in a variety of ways will be on display through November 2020. I’m only sharing one part of this, the Lucas Samaras Corridor which is basically like being inside a kaleidoscope.

Denver Art Museum Part 2 – Monet Exhibit

I’ve always loved Impressionism and Monet is a sentimental favorite for me because I have fond memories of a special exhibit that I went to with my mom at the Art Institute of Chicago. Monet traveled extensively so his work includes paintings in London, Amsterdam, Norway, the French and Italian Riviera on the Mediterranean, Normandy,Continue reading “Denver Art Museum Part 2 – Monet Exhibit”

Lakeside Hike above 10,000ft

Afternoon sunlight filters through trees and dances atop the lake like twinkling diamonds. In the distance, peaks above the tree line with their pockets of snow that stayed all summer add to the beauty and feeling of remoteness the trill and rat-a-tat-tat of birds create the soundtrack.