Archive for the ‘Travels’ Category

homes on the range

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

We went house hunting this weekend, up a ways north of here.  We aren’t looking for a ranch, but we would like some acreage.  Somehow most of the land we looked at up there housed working ranches with animals–right down to this meaty buffalo. Cute, right?  Too bad babies grow up. This house sits right […]

winter park christmas

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Our travels on Christmas Eve took us a couple of hours over the mountains–to Winter Park once again.  It was mostly quiet by the time we arrived.  We walked through town, poked around the little shops, ate at a barbecue joint, and stayed the night at the Viking Lodge. The next morning we took a […]

new mexico road trip

Posted on December 16th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

We took a road trip to New Mexico on Wednesday.  David had a court hearing near Albuquerque toward obtaining physical custody of Caleb.  It was a hard and stressful day, and there are still unresolved issues, but he had a great win, and we are thankful for that. It is Caleb choice to live with […]

weekend in fort collins

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

We spent the weekend in Fort Collins, Colorado. It’s only 2 hours from home, but we made a trip of it and stayed Friday and Saturday nights. We had a blast. The Old Town area is really cool with plenty of live music, food, and outdoor vendors. Zia had her face painted, acquired a giant pink […]

christmas eve in winter park

Posted on December 25th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

We’d never been to the village of Winter Park, so with nothing on our schedule for Christmas Eve, we jumped in the jeep and went twisting and rolling through the snowy hills. It took about an hour and a half to reach the town. Our first stop was the toy store. Zia got a bag […]