Monthly Archives: January 2016

Daily Post Photo Challenge – Vibrant

For this particular challenge, we chose a picture that our youngest daughter took back in 2004.  It was just a rose in our backyard, but we’ve always loved the way she caught the colors.  It almost feels 3D with the … Continue reading

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Native American Dance – A Magical Experience

We’ve been fortunate to see Native American dances a couple of times during our travels throughout Colorado. The first was actually when the kids were very young and we went to the Manitou Cliff Dwellings. The other was when we … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner

Every now and again, you just get in the mood for having breakfast at dinnertime. Whether its pancakes, waffles, or eggs, it is just very comforting, especially since we rarely sit down to a hot breakfast due our hectic work … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Optimistic

We decided to go ahead and take the photo challenge for the first time. We were talking about what made us optimistic and generally speaking, it is when we see the good in children. Whether they’ve been taught manners and … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Seville, Spain

Getting lost in the side streets of a city can be a great way to truly explore everything that a city has to offer. That wasn’t actually our intention when we visited Seville, but it was definitely what ended up … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore – A Must See Location

Everyone has seen pictures of Mount Rushmore, whether on the internet or in a movie like North by Northwest (a truly great movie if you ask us). But like many sites, especially things on a grand scale, there is no … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells – Dinner for Two

This is a simple dinner, but that doesn’t make it any less delicious. Despite the cheese, it actually isn’t as decadent as it might sound. As with many meals such as this, leftovers can be even better than it was … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Sky

Obviously, anyone who travels great distances frequently spends a fair amount of time in airplanes. At some point, we started taking pictures out of the airplane windows with varied results. It is clearly a great way to capture images that … Continue reading

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Aspen, Colorado – Western Elegance

We’ve been to Aspen a couple of times and have thoroughly enjoyed each occasion. The great thing about Aspen is that it has managed to keep that small town feel despite its popularity. The town is host to several large … Continue reading

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Our Take on Shrimp and Grits

Over the summer, when we were in Fort Collins, Colorado, we had ordered shrimp and grits at Jax Fish House. It was a special that they were experimenting with and we had talked to the chef about it after our … Continue reading

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