Category Archives: dining

Foster Dog and Friends

Meet sweet pea Penny!  I found her at the Denver Animal Shelter by accident and decided she needed some major TLC.  When I first met Penny, it was’t love at first sight at least for her…but I do think it … Continue reading

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The New Orleans of Colombia

Only two things went wrong on our first trip together during our 8 days in Colombia, South America: mice men Mice and men made for more entertaining stories on this trip.  I am getting to the mice on this post; … Continue reading

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Hikes Around Evergreen

This beautiful view is found just a few miles up from my house on the way to Evergreen Mountain.  This is my new friend and hiking partner Katie (the wife of our realtor).I packed a thermos of hot tea to … Continue reading

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Christmas Time in Mountain Country

This is our first Christmas in Evergreen.  The Christmas season in this community brings elves, mulled wine, apple cider, hot chocolate, horse carriage rides, ice-skating, ice melt contests, ice fishing on the town lake, Christmas Carolers and music, the “Lighting … Continue reading

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Cuisine in the Chalet

Now that I have my kitchen somewhat organized and am settled in the new house, I am cooking any chance I get.  It is so peaceful and quiet out there that once I get home from my long commute everyday … Continue reading

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Premier Family Visit in Evergreen!

Well, we had our first overnight visitors for a few days.  My brother, niece, and mom came to stay at our new house, and we enjoyed every minute of their time here .  The three nights actually flew by too … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Foodful Weekend in Denver

Pisco Sour 3-4 oz Pisco 1-2 oz squeezed lemon juice (I like lemon, but lime works just the same & is great too) 1 egg white 3/4 oz homemade simple syrup (I prefer to use Mauritian sugar cubes or use my … Continue reading

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Independence-Aspen Camping Work Week

This was taken at sunrise in Denver from my balcony before heading out to Aspen on a Wednesday morning.  I am very eager to get on the road, so I was the early bird today. Mountains to my right and … Continue reading

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Triple Bypass Weekend in the Mountains and Camping 

This weekend I signed up to volunteer for a big organized bike ride in the mountains called the Triple Bypass.  The challenging and popular ride gets its name from the three main mountain passes that are covered from Evergreen to … Continue reading

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Exploring Wild Wyoming

Prepping for camping was tough but half the fun!  I just loved to start thinking about being out there days before our road trip began, cooking in our new cast iron pot and skillet out in Wyoming’s wilderness on our … Continue reading

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