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Last Minute Costume Prep

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Hikes Parks and Open Space

Hiking to Alberta Falls in RMNP

A few weeks back I went online and found a site I bookmarked last year – Every Kid in a Park. If you have a child in fourth grade (or the homeschool equivalent) you can visit the site and have your child complete a fun activity and get a 4th Grade Annual National Parks Pass […]

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Daily Life

Living Slowly in Quiet Moments

This school year has begun in a markedly different way than all our past years. After 6 years of homeschooling and a substantial location change, we took the plunge into a new normal in mid-August. Our kids are now attending a local charter school that we are quickly growing to love. This marks the first […]

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Daily Life Hikes Parks and Open Space

Sleepy Lion Hike at Button Rock Preserve

About a month ago we took off down the road looking for a new adventure. We drove a bit and then settled on an almost 5 mile hike at Button Rock Preserve. 

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Daily Life Parks and Open Space

Our New Favorite Park – LaVern M. Johnson Park in Lyons, CO

One of my favorite things about Colorado has been the number of awesome parks and open space available to explore. Our adventures today brought us to LaVern M. Johnson Park in Lyons, CO. This park is wonderful destination for families with children young and old and grownups as well. This park has it all – […]

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Garden Photos

What is eating my cabbage?!

A quick jaunt to the garden this morning uncovered a mystery. One of my cabbages has something munching on it. My first thought was maybe a monsterous cabbage worm, but there isn’t really any poop around or in it so I’m thinking maybe it is becoming a snack for something larger. Do squirrels eat cabbage?!

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Daily Life

Happy 5th Birthday to My Big Buddy

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Daily Life

July Fourth, Colorado Style

Like many people, we had a number of places close by with fireworks shows. We decided that Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast at Folsom Field would make for a great “first year in CO” choice, as we had yet to visit the stadium for any games or events. For as busy as things were, parking was […]

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Daily Life Quotes & Reading

The Only Way To Do Great Things Is To Love What You Do (And Some Ramblings On Typography)

If you haven’t watched Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement address, I highly suggest taking a quick break to give it a listen, or click over to the Stanford website to read it.

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Books Daily Life

That Feeling When All Your Library Holds Come In At The Same Time…

  Excuse me for a bit. I have some reading to do. 😀