Archive for the ‘Lion Man’ Category

eleven years…and counting!

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by mountain girl  |  10 Comments »

Happy anniversary to US! This card was waiting for me in the kitchen this morning, and it made me laugh. Eleven years ago today, I wore a white dress with snowflakes and a pair of red flats just like these (except we took off the bows). We had come to cold and snowy Stockbridge, New […]

a trip to new mexico and a new truck

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Last week David went to New Mexico to build a rail for his parents’ very scary haunted porch. That’s his cute mom peeking out the door.  We all would have liked to go, but, you know–we have goats.  And, oh yeah–kids who go to school, too. Here’s David’s dad, working on the rail.  (We know […]

fall fun, new art, and a visit from “the dentist”

Posted on October 19th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Zia had her friend Lola over for a sleepover, followed by a visit to Cottonwood Farms in Boulder for a hayride, mazes, and a petting zoo.  A funny story: I was driving them home when we first picked up Lola, and yippee! there in the middle of the road was a big metal clamp, perfect for […]

hiking in the mountains

Posted on June 30th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

We went hiking yesterday–David, his brother Rich, and I–before the kids woke up.  Grandma, Grandpa, and Caleb stayed to watch them, so we scampered out of there happy and free. Woo-hoo! It took us about an hour to reach the top.  There was a little meadow about halfway up where we stopped to call home […]

dadda’s home

Posted on June 24th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

He’s home, and we’re all so happy.  He came in last night, and after two and a half weeks of being Commander-in-Chief Mama, I was more than happy to hand over the reins and snuggle up in his arms.  He brought us sweet presents from Seattle, we ate dinner, he opened our little Father’s Day […]