Monthly Archives: August 2015

Garden of the Gods

Anyone visiting Colorado should definitely make their way to Colorado Springs to visit the Garden of the Gods.  The rock formations, with their vibrant reddish-orange color, are visually stunning against the back drop of Pikes Peak and the surrounding foothills.  It … Continue reading

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Colorado Craft Beers #1

We’re fortunate to live in the state that has well over 150 different microbreweries and brew pubs.  It would probably be ambitious of us to think that we can visit them all, but we’re willing to give it a try :).  … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken and Fried Eggplant

During our trip to India, we fell in love with all of the exotic flavors of the food.  We were determined to try and cook more Indian cuisine after we returned, so we picked up a cookbook from the local … Continue reading

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Blanketed by Smoke Again

This is the seventh day where we’ve been covered by smoke from the wild fires burning out in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and California.  Our hearts truly feel for those who have been affected by those fires as we know … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Road Trip

Several years ago, we had taken a road trip to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and when taking long trips by car, we will often stop at places of interest along the way.  On this particular trip our journey took us … Continue reading

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Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Roasted Vegetables

One of our favorite steak restaurants, Cowboy Star, has a butcher shop on site where they sell the same aged meats that they serve in the dining room.  We had been to the farmer’s market in the morning and had gathered … Continue reading

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There’s Gold in Them There Hills

Even though we’re still in the heat of August right now, there is a sense in the air that fall is right around the corner.  Living in Colorado, it isn’t a surprise that we’re avid hikers and there isn’t a more picturesque time of year … Continue reading

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The Couple Who Never Grew Up

We’re in the process of planning a trip to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary, so we decided to take a moment to look back at our 20th anniversary trip.  We travel as often as we can, but since we both … Continue reading

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Empty Nest and Loving It

Within three weeks of our youngest daughter leaving home for college, we were sitting at the beach in Cabo San Lucas.  As our friends have gone through the same transition from having kids at home to being empty nesters, we’ve … Continue reading

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Last Minute Getaway

We’ve been doing some remodeling on our home and by Friday we were completely exhausted by the noise, dust, and clutter, so we decided to get away for a night.  We made reservations for Saturday night at the Brown Palace … Continue reading

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