“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho The second part of our trip to Mount Evans is dedicated to the descent. Witnessing the seemingly endless mountains from 14,000 ft up is truly magical. We took a short walk on this path and wow; I can't believe this view. Looking… Continue reading Mount Evans – Part 2!
When I went to Colorado the first time eleven years ago, I discovered Mount Evans, which is right outside of Idaho Springs. It may sound cliché, but driving up that mountain by myself changed my life (more on that later). So, since we were staying in Idaho Springs for a month, I knew I had… Continue reading Mount Evans – Part 1!
Staying in Granby, CO, is great for so many reasons - the proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, the small town vibes and nice people, and the gorgeous surrounding areas. Plus, we saw FIVE moose in the three weeks we were there! In order to see as much as we could, Rueben and I took… Continue reading Beautiful Short Drives from Granby, Colorado
Since we were staying SO close to an entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, we had to go more than once in the two weeks we stayed in Granby, CO. The second time we went we didn't take the entire route to Estes Park, but did take Trail Ridge Road again because it's just so… Continue reading Rocky Mountain National Park – Part 2!
For my 40th birthday in May, Rueben got me some awesome hiking boots, and a weekend in Colorado Springs! That's all I wanted - some good waterproof boots (the ones I wore for this weekend in Colorado Springs were...not good) and to see more of Colorado. First stop - gorgeous Pikes Peak! First, I have… Continue reading Pikes Peak and Our Drive to Colorado Springs
In the middle of February of this year (while we were in Canyon Lake), a huge winter storm hit central Texas, where snow that actually sticks to the ground isn't a very common occurrence. It caused people to lose power and water for days, including my parents and close friends. "The winter storm plunged large… Continue reading Finding Beauty in the Snow Storm