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Sept. 20 hiking adventure ... Part 2

Sunday, September 21, 2014      2 comments

After a wonderful hike along the Colorado Trail - Kenosha East, we got in our car and headed toward Bailey, CO for lunch. We noticed right after we pulled out of the parking lot that the windows wouldn't roll down ... strange. I asked hubby to l... Read more

Autumn in Colorado - Kenosha Pass Trail - Sept. 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014      4 comments

Hubby & I headed out Saturday morning to see fall color in the high country. Decided to go back to Kenosha Pass (where we had wonderful views 2 years ago). The Colorado Trail goes almost across Colorado, but we accessed it about 90 min. SW of ou... Read more

3 Mile Creek Trail - Aug 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014      5 comments

Last Saturday hubby and I headed out US 285 from Denver to the Guanella Pass Rd, heading back to the site of one of last year's favorite hikes. I really wanted to hike this trail in the summer, knowing it would be quite different sights than las... Read more

Scotland (2) May 9 Isle of Iona

Saturday, May 31, 2014      3 comments

After our first Bible study (on the book of Ruth) with teacher Liz Curtis Higgs, we boarded our coach and headed for the Ferry port to catch our Cal-Mac Ferry across to the Isle of Mull. Read more

Scotland May 8

Thursday, May 29, 2014      5 comments

Trying to give my Spark friends a teeny-tiny taste of the wonderful, amazing, awesome, remarkable trip I was blessed to take -- Scotland: Highlands, Islands, Castles & Gardens. Our host, Bible-study teacher/author Liz Curtis Higgs, our travel ag... Read more

Photos of our Family

Sunday, December 29, 2013      7 comments

Our kids and grandkids were in Phoenix for Christmas (hubby & I had to work). Here is a fun photo of the whole gang on a hike yesterday! On the left is our younger son,... Read more

Relief of Foot Pain

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      7 comments

I have suffered with foot pain for a long time. Had bunion & hammertoe surgery about 8 years ago, and it helped for a while. Have been wearing a well-known shoe orthotic ever since surgery as well. But my pain has been getting worse again over t... Read more

Maui

Saturday, November 23, 2013      13 comments

We had a great time in Maui, though there was a LOT more rain than we planned on. Rain kept us from as much hiking as we hoped to do, but we got long walks on the beaches and a couple shorter hikes. Here are just a few pics -- (sorry some are si... Read more

Avoid Mindless Eating -- and some healthy recipes!!

Friday, November 22, 2013      5 comments

Here' s a link to a great article! We CAN enjoy some holiday treats without undermining our healthy goals! Read on ... www.mindfulwellnessco.co
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ss-eating-holidays/ and a link to Hungry Gir... Read more

Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      6 comments

This was VERY good -- hubby agreed! We had as main course, with whole grain crackers and a side salad (mixed kale/broccoli/cabbage salad from Costco). This would also be a delicious pre-dinner soup for Thanksgiving!! 1 large butternut squa... Read more

Aspen and Icicles -- 3 Mile Creek Trail

Sunday, October 06, 2013      9 comments

We had an amazing hike Saturday, along 3 Mile Creek in the Mt. Evans Wilderness area (trailhead is 2.8 miles north of Grant, CO - elevation 8606 ft). We wanted to see golden aspen, and hoped that the cold/snowy weather of the day before wouldn't... Read more

Hiking -- the Easy Way, and the Hard Way!

Saturday, September 21, 2013      7 comments

2 weeks ago we did a very simple hike in Pine Valley Park. So easy, we really called it a Walk, not a Hike! It was pretty, along the South Platte River, and around a small lake. Not much shade, and the trail was an old road, mostly overgrown (bu... Read more

September Planning

Monday, September 02, 2013      2 comments

September Fitness Minutes goal: 45 min/day 6 days/week = 1080. If we get 2 hikes in, that should add at least 300 min. So I'll put a goal range of 1100-1400 min. My start - 9/1: 0 (spent 3 hrs after church helping a friend set up files & s... Read more

Roxborough Park Hike

Sunday, July 28, 2013      5 comments

Saturday morning found us at Roxborough Park about 30 minutes south of our home. I was at a luncheon in the area a month ago and saw how beautiful the red rock formations were and decided we needed to plan a hike for the area. We hit the trail a... Read more

Fun Dinner: Cabbage Slaw with a Twist

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

I was really happy with our dinner last night so I decided to share the menu with you! I took the recipe below and added some diced rotisserie chicken to make it a meal. We had whole wheat crackers on the side, and topped the meal off with a he... Read more


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