Fish Creek Falls, Steamboat Springs

Wouldn't you like to hike up an winding trail through beautiful aspens groves to see a majestic 283 foot waterfall in a wilderness area of Colorado? ...more

Seven Falls, Colorado Springs

Seven Falls is a series of seven cascading waterfalls that plunge 181 feet from the South Cheyenne Creek in South Cheyenne Canon, Colorado Springs, Colorado. ...more

The Garden of the Gods

I had quite a few comments about the "Balanced Rock" formation at the Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs in my last blog post--click here to read-- so I thought I'd catch up with the photos I took of this amazing place we visited when we stayed at the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel in September--click here to read that post. ...more

Hello November!

The month of November will have a lot to live up to, as October was a very busy month for my family! My husband and I took some wonderful local trips to celebrate our anniversary, (click ...more

Steamboat Springs and Strawberry Park Hot Springs

As I mentioned in my last blog post about the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel in Colorado Springs, my husband and I planned to celebrate our anniversary in two parts. We enjoyed the luxury and the history of the Broadmoor, as the first part, and now we were going on an adventure in NW Colorado to Steamboat Springs in Routt County, for the second part. This was a new area that we had not seen before, so our anticipation was high ....more

The Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs, For a Happy Anniversary Celebration

It is not every day that a couple celebrates a 41st wedding anniversary! Last year we celebrated our 40th at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, and this year we decided to book a long weekend stay at the five star rated Broadmoor Resort and Hotel in Colorado Springs. We heard so much about this hotel's luxurious ambiance and we looked forward with anticipation to experiencing it for ourselves ....more

Autumn on Guanella Pass

One of my readers from Australia commented to me on my last blog post that Colorado must be the most beautiful state in the United States. I agree that it certainly is among the most beautiful, especially in autumn when the plentiful aspen trees here light up in shades of yellow and orange. ...more

An Autumn Drive Over Kenosha Pass to Buy a Bear

This was the sight that greeted my eyes last week as my husband and I drove up US 285 to Kenosha Pass,...more

Autumn in a Cemetery

On a beautiful blue sky day my husband and I took a drive up into the mountians, to see some of the autumn color, and came upon a 1865 cemetery upon a hillside outside of Central City. It was the Rocky Mountain Independent Order of Odd Fellows #2 Cemetery. The Independent Odd Fellows is a benevolent fraternal organization that was founded in North America in the early 1800's (All photos will enlarge for easier viewing when clicked on) That is a big name for this small, quiet, and changing aspen shaded place of final rest for some of the early pioneer families of this area ....more

Autumn in Colorado!

Autumn is my favorite season. I lived most of my life on the east coast and enjoyed the multi hued, autumn palette of the trees every fall. I often took trips to New England and upstate New York just to "leaf peep," as that tradition is called....more