The hike I took this morning would have gone much easier if I had someone next to me as I climbed. As it was, I told myself – just get to the tree, just get to the rock, just get to the next curve. And with each baby step, I climbed higher.
Well, there are actually so MANY things to do but I wanted to keep it brief for now. Basically, when you first retire, you do those things top on your list … then when those are done, on to more and more and more and … Empty drawers and clean out the fridge. Clean the
I’ve forgotten how to use my words. Or maybe my words just come out in a sing-song, ho hum manner. Photos instead. Enjoy! I love winding roads and paths and trails. What’s that all about?
HaHa! Lucky Me!!! I’ve had the good fortune to see the autumn leaves many times this year. Several times in September I visited Grand Lake, CO which is located on the western side of the Rocky Mountains. To get there, I have to drive over Trail Ridge Rd. It’s the highest paved road in the U.S.
There’s something special about morning hikes, isn’t there? Maybe it’s the smell in the air. The moisture is heavy and the ground, plants, rocks and surroundings have a chill to it. Or maybe it’s the soft light that comes through. Not bold and in your face like a mid-day hike – I actually keep my face turned
For me, November is about mixing things up. It’s about the road less traveled, discovering new trails, meeting new people, joining, moving, painting, and connecting. I am doing all of the above. One of the items on my November list was to hike a new trail. I did that this week and it was stunning.
Claim your sanity by claiming your space. We live in a material world filled with gadgets, keyboards, remote controls, switches, buttons and other devices. A way to keep sane is to walk away from it for a set period of time. For some people, five minutes away from technology is too long. For others a
This is the time of year to get together and celebrate friends. An afternoon lunch, a walk, sharing a cup of tea, making cookies… It’s the season to connect. It would be ideal if there were no stress involved. No worries about gifts to buy for the kids, family or friends. It would be totally
A hike up Crestone Mountain and a quick self-portrait — set the timer — now RUN! Crestone is a statutory town in Saguache County in Southwestern Colorado, United States. The population was 73 at the 2000 census. It is a small village at the foot of the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Range,
Often times, for me, a hike is all about movement, therapy and meditation. My hike last week was to a 11,400 ft. summit of Twin Sisters in Rocky Mountain National Park. There are 54 mountain peaks that are 14,000 feet or more but I took the lazy day hike and only hiked 9+miles. The first