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The Single Life

By on July 19, 2013

(I stole this picture from my friend but I wish I was there to take it!)This week has been quite eventful for me. It started off on Monday when I was too disoriented to drive home and had to have my coworker drive me. By the time I made…


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Rattlesnakes, Rain showers, and Ridge Lines, Oh My!

By on June 19, 2013

Oh my, what a weekend! It was full of “adventures” that I didn’t even have to get my hair cut. I’m not all that concerned about skipping my hair cut since it hasn’t been cut in over a year so an extra week won’t make much of a difference. This…


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I’m Melting!

By on June 12, 2013

Not really but I think it’s entirely possible. It is so hot here! I successfully avoided going outside during the hottest part of the day besides briefly taking Moose outside to pee. That’s one of the benefits of occasionally working from home, I don’t have to leave the comfort of my…


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Mountain Biking is Hard

By on June 11, 2013

I know what you probably thought when you read the title of this post. I’m guessing it went something like this “duh, Sam. Mountain biking is supposed to be hard. Haven’t you seen how hardcore mountain bikers are?” Before this weekend my response would have been “Yes I know…


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Welcome Springtime!

By on May 19, 2013

First, I want to point out that I have changed the name of my blog. When I first started blogging, I wanted to call it “Vertical Miles” but felt silly since I had never done anything that involved going up a vertical mile (except for in an airplane, chairlift,…

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I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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