Celebrating Year One

Last weekend we celebrated our one year anniversary with a weekend away on the Western Slope, near Gunnison, CO. Okay first of all, how have I lived in this state my whole life and never spent any time on the other side of the mountains?! It's unbelievably gorgeous. It's a totally different kind of beauty... Continue Reading →

The "Blizzard" of ’09

Well, according to all the news reports, we're currently smack dab in the middle of the Blizzard of '09. Only in reality, it's not doing much of anything right now.It was really windy yesterday and snowed some. The roads were sheets of black ice and driving was pretty treacherous. Today there are drifts of snow... Continue Reading →

SkiDo 2009

The weekend in Frisco was awesome. What a way to start the year.We stayed in this amazing condo. It was spacious, with gorgeous views out every window. And you want to know the best part? It had heated floors.We played a lot of games. I introduced everyone to one of my family's favorite games ...... Continue Reading →

Hoopin’ In the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your holiday was filled with laughter as mine was.The night centered around yummy Italian food, raucous games of Twister and, of course, the Wii.And oh my goodness. Have you ever watched someone doing the Hula Hoop game on the Wii Fit? It's. Flippin. Hilarious.I'm leaving this afternoon to spend the... Continue Reading →


Pikes Peak was covered with snow this morning. It was beautiful, but also ominous. Ominous because it means winter's on the way. Even the air has been smelling like winter the last couple days. It seems that somehow we skipped right past fall.I'm not ready for it. I'm not ready for bitter wind and the... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Day

Saturday was Gor. Geous. We hiked The Crags, a trail near Cripple Creek. This has to be one of my favorite hikes near the Springs. We couldn't have asked for a better day. Here are some photos. (It'll almost be like you're hiking with us.)Jamie and I are excited!Jamie and Chris gaze at the view.... Continue Reading →


I know God promised that He'd never destroy the world with a flood again, but I think He might be trying to give us a warning. It's been raining for two weeks now. In Colorado.This is practically the desert. We don't know how to handle so much water. Everything is soggy. Things are actually turning... Continue Reading →

Section 16

Today we hiked a trail called Section 16. Kind of a weird name. (Sounds more like a place where they hide UFO's.) Sweet hike, but longer than we expected.Here you can see the back of the Garden of the Gods... Jamie and the Beckys. Can someone say Olan Mills?Havana ran around so much she must... Continue Reading →

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