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Home for the Holidays

By on December 21, 2013

As has become a tradition since I moved to Colorado three years ago, I spend Thanksgiving in the mountains and travel home for the week of Christmas. There are many reasons for this. First, you’d have to be a billionaire to fly the week of Thanksgiving. Not really but…


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December Cold

By on December 17, 2013

It has been forever since I posted a new blog post. I know I promised one quite a while ago but life has been so busy that it has been hard to find the time. Now that it has officially been over a month since I posted, I guess it’s…


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It’s Winter in Colorado

By on November 13, 2013

Winter has finally descended on the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The air has a crisp bite to it, the mountains are snow-capped, and Starbucks is serving drinks in red holiday cups. This weekend (a long one thanks to Veteran’s Day) I spent quite a bit of time in the mountains considering…


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Sunrises and Sunsets: Day 3 on the Big Island

By on October 16, 2013

Sunset on Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are the two behemoths that form the majority of the big island of Hawaii. Each silently stand vigil over the other until the time comes for one to rain down a fiery inferno of death and destruction onto the lush, unsuspecting…


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The Big Island: A Study in Contrasts

By on October 2, 2013

 

The Big Island in Hawaii is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. On the west side of the island, where we’re staying, is a barren wasteland of obsidian lava and gnarled, standing dead, trees. This badland continues, interrupted periodically by lush, resort oases until suddenly on the southern and northern…

Sam
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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