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 of the Tree” town festival, open fires, reindeer costumes, joy, togetherness, and cheer. My home-made…

Glaze of Denver: “Happiness is a Piece of Cake” indeed!

Here is the amazing cake baking oven that rolls and bakes the cake in layers on a spinning wheel sort of mechanism.  A rack of cake rods (or wheels) The glass cake baking room for rubbernecking   The cake bar The options for the amazing final baked creations to try   I prefer Matcha   …

Durango Unchained

Almost there! Streets are all cleared in preparation for the legendary mountain biking race called Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Baby Bicycle Classic: this was just moments before this toddler on the right crashed as he was attempting the turn and balled his little lungs out, haha…I mean poor little fella.           Dead on this end.  All the…

The Boulder Flat Irons

Loving the foliage just near the trail head My camera went dead right before the five mule deer appeared and before reaching the very top of the Flat Irons. This is the last shot before continuing on to the top. Afterwards we checked out the local breweries… I loved Twisted Pine brews. Too bad we…