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In Like A Lion

By on March 4, 2014

You know the old nursery school saying “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb”? Well the beginning of March has certainly lived up to that saying. Saturday, March 1 saw ice, snow, wind, and approximately 15 degree temperatures in the Denver metro area. Like…


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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same?

By on February 28, 2014

I love this quote. It’s from one of my favorite high school English books, A Separate Peace about boys finding a haven of normalcy in a time of war that is tinged by the same forces of death and destruction dictating the outside world. I think this quote is…


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A Whirlwind Valentine’s Day Weekend

By on February 26, 2014

Sorry this post is delayed, I had over 400 pictures to go through. The ones in this post are the best but the other good ones can be found on Facebook. Oh what a weekend. I think it took my all week to recover from how much driving, sightseeing, and…


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The Ten Lake Loop (TTLL) in Rocky Mountain National Park

By on February 19, 2014

After a whirlwind weekend, which I’ll detail in the next post, I’ve renewed my appetite for hiking in Colorado. That, and Jason telling me to look up Sky Pond in Rocky Mountain National Park led me to develop this loop. It started on Strava, my newest obsession that has replaced…


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To Be An Athlete

By on February 15, 2014

My office has an unofficial running club. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday a group of between 3 and 20ish people get out and run anywhere from 1.8 miles to 6ish miles. It’s a great way for me to practice my speed, since the fast group usually averages sub-8 minute…

Boulder, CO

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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