Category Archives: Nature

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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Nature’s Majesty

Another day another bird…  This is the cute little Pine Siskin.  I was not familiar with this bird, so I had to look it up to identify it.  I think that is the male up higher and the female is … Continue reading

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Evergreen Has My Heart

My favorite place to hang out in the chalet is the living room nestled up by the fire or standing at the back door off the kitchen/living room directly behind the bird feeder situated in the center of the backyard. … 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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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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Denver Urban Homestead Tour

As I have mentioned in a previous post or two, Cyrus and I bought a house and will soon be moving into our first home!  He has been doing most of the gardening research and pre-planning as I have been … 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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Fourth of July – If You Can’t Be With the Ones You Love, Love the Ones You’re With!

Not a bad place to house 21 people!  

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