February 2011

Our Scene

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So…. the big exciting news on our front is;  WE GOT A NEW MOTORCYCLE!!!! yes!  This wonderful machine is going to be our portal to the wild nature of the West! If all goes well, there will be lots of camping adventures on high up mountain passes.  How we are going to share it…..is yet to be worked out (naturally we both want to drive….)

Absorbing Nature

On weekends, the goal is to get as much of nature as we can!  Yesterday, we climbed up Falcon Mountain, which towers above the little town of Morrison (where Red Rocks Amphitheater is) and offers excellent views of Denver!

Morrison – Mt. Falcon – Sun – Wind – Storm = Saturday by Eli

“Saturday – we planned a familiar hike up Mt Falcon (link)…3-4 hour hike…trail was mud, puddles, ice and snow, with patches of dry and rocky…the temperature was pleasant and the shade…Read More »Absorbing Nature

Self Portrait

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“It doesn’t interest me if there is one God 
or many gods. I want to know if you belong or feel
 abandoned.  If you know despair or can see it in others. I want to know 
if you are prepared to live in the world
 with its harsh need
 to change you. If you can look back
 with firm eyes 
saying this is where I stand. I want to know 
if you know 
how to melt into that fierce heat… Read More »Self Portrait

Writing

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I’ve been taking a memoir class and doing lots of writing.  Its been a lot of fun and hard work but mostly really inspiring.  Someday I hope to write a memoir……

I’m missin those sunny January Days!

Outside my window a storm is blowing in…..feircly. I can hear the wind whistling and the house creaking.  There is already snow resting on the edges of the windows.  I’d hate to be walking outside right now.  We are forecasted to get nearly a foot of snow through tonight and tomorrow.  Yes! Yes! Yes!  If its gonna be winter, it might as well snow……unless of course, its going to be a sunny gorgeous day like it was a couple weeks… Read More »I’m missin those sunny January Days!