Where in the World Wednesday: Cripple Creek, CO

Gold Mining town Cripple Creek Colorado History Cripple Creek has such a rich history: In the late 1890's one of the largest gold strikes in history was discovered by a rancher/prospector Bob Womack and the last great Gold Rush began! Thousands of would be miners rushed to the area and soon after, Winfield Scott Stratton… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Cripple Creek, CO

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Me Monday: Anniversary, Pokemon and the Kiddo

I have to say, this past weekend was one of the best I have had in awhile. See, it was my anniversary; hubby and I have been married for 22 years. Which, when you look back on our years, it's kind of amazing he has stuck with me. Between the illnesses, the stress of working… Continue reading Me Monday: Anniversary, Pokemon and the Kiddo

Me Monday: My Favorite Pictures

Last year I decided I wanted to start taking pictures: you know, something other than just the phone kind? Now, not knowing ANYTHING about Digital cameras, I sort of did some research on the different ones and decided I like the Nikon Coolpix l340. I wanted a point and shoot, this would do it. Once… Continue reading Me Monday: My Favorite Pictures

Where in the World Wednesday: Cedaredge, CO

If you haven't figured it out by now (as it's taken me like 20 years to figure it all out), the western slope of Colorado, also known as the Grand Valley, is chock full of agriculture and recreation opportunities. Olathe, CO:   Just an hour drive from Grand Junction on Hwy 50  Named after Olathe, KS, the… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Cedaredge, CO

Me Monday: Snow is Coming

Here in Colorado, October can bring our first snow of the year; and it's set to hit tonight into tomorrow morning. However, it's not exactly here, in Grand Junction, where I live, but in my hometown on the "front range" (Denver, Castle Rock, Colorado Springs) are  supposed to get hit with a quick moving storm.… Continue reading Me Monday: Snow is Coming

Where in the World Wednesday: The Grand Mesa: Fall Colors

Hoping you remember the previous edition of The Grand Mesa of Colorado: this time we take in the fall colors; B, Max and I took our drive up there to capture the colors. Fall is one of my favorite seasons, I love the turning of the colors. The cooler weather. The rustle of the leaves… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: The Grand Mesa: Fall Colors

Where in the World Wednesday: Colorado National Monument

As the summer is coming to an end, I look back at where we have been. We visited the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Rifle Falls, The Grand Mesa and finally Colorado National Monument. We visited it last year and it was HOT!! I don't remember much of anything else than it was HOT, so… Continue reading Where in the World Wednesday: Colorado National Monument