Archive for the ‘Travels’ Category

grandpa’s funeral

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Wednesday I flew solo to New York state to be with my family and attend my grandpa’s funeral. I have never left Cash (or  Zia!) overnight, so it was kind of a big deal for all of us. David took off work to spend time with the kids and take them out to do fun […]

sisters: four years ago

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Here I am with my three sisters at Rahab’s baby shower near Syracuse, NY.  From right to left: Rahab, me, Ramah, Sarah.  I’m the oldest, and our age order goes with our height–at least in this picture. (In real life, I’m not so sure–I was wearing my boots. And my puffy hair.) 🙂

christmas eve in winter park

Posted on December 28th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

We spent Christmas Eve in Winter Park, a little more than an hour from home.  It’s such a winter world there.  Although the elevation of the town is about like ours (a little over 9000 ft) , it’s much colder, with a lot more snow.  The mountains themselves are around 12,000 ft high. That’s where […]

david in new york city

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Today we are exactly halfway through our two and a half weeks without Dadda.  We are all so ready for him to come home that another week and two days seems like forever.  Of course, there is always the chance they will let him go early (pleeeeeeeeassse?)  Then again, we’re doing fine and he has […]

summertime in the mountains

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

School starts for Caleb and Zia this week.  Our summer has flown, and I’m still trying to grasp that we’re into August already.  It’s been a wet, cool summer.  The upside of that is that there is green growth everywhere, yet unlike last year, there has been no major flooding (SO thankful for that!)  The […]