Tag Archive: Colorado

Big News! We’re moving to…

Drumroll please… We’re trading the mountains for the ocean and we’re moving to Berkeley! FAQs: What?! Why?! When? The short version is that I married up, and my very talented husband was offered… Continue reading

(Failed?) Fall Fun

It’s Fall in Colorado and I was on a mission to enjoy the changing aspens this weekend. Plan 1: Go car camping with friends on the Kebler Pass in Crested Butte. We got… Continue reading

I’m Married!

I’m married! But maybe the most exciting part of that announcement is that I’ve been married for a year! Remember when The Boy and I watched the sunrise from Summit Lake on Mt.… Continue reading

Shelf Lake

Friday after work I gathered with some friends to camp in Pike National Forest. We found some incredible dispersed camping along Geneva Creek Road and I was very thankful for my Jeep, which… Continue reading

Mohawk Lake in Breckenridge, Colorado

Today I set off with Wally to hike 7 miles round trip to Upper and Lower Mohawk Lake near Breckenridge, Colorado. The morning started beautifully, I just love how the sun catches the… Continue reading

2 Weddings and 2 14ers

1 month: 1 doctorate, 2 weddings, 2 fourteeners and a grant. I’m tired. Wedding #1 was our dear friend Missy who got married on her family island in the Thousand Islands in Canada.… Continue reading

Backpacking Lake Constantine

With my dissertation defense coming up on Friday (eek!) I’ve been working crazy hours and stressed as stressed can be. Part of me wanted to bail on a backpacking trip we had planned… Continue reading

Mt. Sherman- My Third 14er

Wow I needed a four day weekend for the 4th. I’m not sure there’s anything we didn’t do! On the 4th we went for a bike ride then headed to a friends’ BBQ… Continue reading

Mt. Bierstadt- My Second 14er

I’d been feeling like I haven’t been outdoors enough recently so I recruited some friends to climb Mt. Bierstadt, a 14,060 foot peak in Colorado (’cause ya know, when you live in Denver,… Continue reading

1st/2nd Flatiron Hike

On Friday we went up to Boulder to hike the 1st/2nd Flatiron trail. One of my colleagues does mountain rescue and he was saying that the hike was one of his favorites as… Continue reading