Archive for the ‘Culture and History’ Category

adventures at the money museum, denver mint, and celestial seasonings tea co.

Posted on July 7th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Our guests left this morning.  The house is just a tiny bit strange and empty after ten days of Lucero infiltration.  It was hard to say goodbye, but we all had a good visit and made lots of happy memories. Here are just a few pictures from the other day when we visited Celestial Seasonings […]

mimi in the wild west

Posted on June 10th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

national western stock show

Posted on January 26th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  9 Comments »

The National Western Stock Show is held in Denver each year.  Being true Coloradans, we pulled on our boots and headed down to mingle with the ranchers and cowboys. They happen to be a sight different than the hippies up here in the mountains.  Instead of sipping kombucha tea and nibbling organic kale chips, they unashamedly […]

small town parade

Posted on July 5th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

We went to the local parade yesterday at noon. It was lots of fun, but terribly hot. Of course my pregnant body exaggerates the heat, but it actually was a cooker. The parade was filled with all the local yocals, and our town definitely has some colorful characters. We waved our homemade flag beside them […]

ballet in the park

Posted on June 27th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

Sunday there was a free ballet in the park. It was a great performance, and the first ballet Zia has been to. It began to rain in the middle, and after a fall the dancers took an intermission until the rain stopped and the stage could be dried. We were thrilled with the rain. It […]