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Mesatraila

The Colorado Sisterhood

When I first moved to Colorado 13.5 years ago, it took me a while to adjust. I'd left a thriving career and fun social circle in Salt Lake City to a place where I knew no one apart from my new husband, whom I was still getting to know. I didn't fit in with the women my … Read More

llama

A Night Under the Stars at Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA

"Mom, can you believe these stars?!" My son Bode raves as he peers through our friend Bryan's telescope while standing on his back. Riding low in the summer sky is the constellation Sagittarius, looking like a teapot and containing some of the finest deep sky objects … Read More

wishyouwerehere

Glad I’m Not There

The only thing I dislike about our 3,000-mile road-trip to Canada is that Jamie isn't with us. Due to our crazy summer selling the house and then moving, he hasn't been able to take time off work (the boys of self-employment). Though we kept busy with family, we … Read More

fatkitty

Sometimes you’re the cat, sometimes you’re the mouse

In the past, we had a problem with baby bunnies falling down our window well and as much as we hated to do it, we rescued and relocated them. I used to be a big fan of bunnies--heck, I adored my childhood pets Whiskers and Snowflake until my Aunt Sue's dog had them for … Read More


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llama

A Night Under the Stars at Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA

"Mom, can you believe these stars?!" My son Bode raves as he peers through our friend Bryan's telescope while standing on his back. Riding low in the summer sky is the constellation Sagittarius, looking like a teapot and containing some of … Read More

sevenfalls2a

The Broadmoor’s Bliss

I've long stated how much we love AAA Five-Diamond  The Broadmoor and I feel honored to write for the resort's magazine. For every visit I make on-assignment, we are spoiled to receive another trip just for pleasure. For the fourth … Read More

beaverbrooks

My love affair with Evergreen, Colorado

The prospect of leaving Colorado physically hurts me sometimes. I've loved on this place hard and while there are still so many things on my bucket list, I have zero regrets that I've left any major stones unturned. One of my favorite … Read More

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