Taking the long way to Rocky Mountain NP

  Since we were based out of Colorado for the summer my mom and her long time friend came to visit us from Michigan via train. They had big plans to squeeze as much in as they could while visiting so as soon as they arrived we got busy.   First we headed south from … Continue reading Taking the long way to Rocky Mountain NP

Road Trip to Mesa Verde NP

The munchkin and I left Buffalo Creek, CO for our road trip with a special guest appearance by Ian for the 1st couple days, which meant that this was now a caravanning road trip, or gypsy train or something. Our first stop dictated by a need to whiz was FairPlay. It’s just a teeny town … Continue reading Road Trip to Mesa Verde NP

Colorado Culture Second Edition

  As my time spent living here draws to a close I feel it’s time to offer the second edition of what I have experienced as Colorado Culture. I have now seen more of Colorado than most states that I’ve lived in for several years and this is what I’ve witnessed. Let us begin in … Continue reading Colorado Culture Second Edition

Disconnected or Reconnected?

When we first arrived at the Forest Service compound in Buffalo Creek, Colorado I was feeling disconcerted for certain. It wasn’t just that we were very secluded in our location, or just the lack of cell phone service, or just the absence of the Internet, or just the house being coated in a decades worth … Continue reading Disconnected or Reconnected?

Colorado Part 1

After several days on the road feeling liberated from the stagnancy of living a relatively normal existence for the past year we arrived at our (temporary) final destination: Morrison, Colorado. At least that’s where we thought our final destination was, sike! All we knew coming into this is that our dwelling was to be a … Continue reading Colorado Part 1