Tag Archives: Travel

Gift #871: August

Can anyone tell me where July went?  I’m a little confused as to why my calendar says August.  Last time I checked, it was early July.. and I’m pretty sure that was just a week or so ago.  What happens … Continue reading

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Gift #860: Forest gems

Confession:  I suffer from horrible post-vacation depression.  Even if it’s just a quick weekend getaway, I still feel sad come Monday when it’s all over.  So after spending many days in Denver, it’s really, really hard coming back to reality.  … Continue reading

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Gift #849: Lair o’ the Bear

We spent the day at a favorite family park – Lair o’ the Bear, just outside of Morrison, CO.  My family spent so much time at this park -we loved it so much we never really went anywhere else.   … Continue reading

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Gift #847: On the verge of vacation

All my bags are packed and I’m ready to go.   Tomorrow I’m leaving on a jet plane, very, very early in the morning.  With the time change working in my favor, I will touch down in Denver an hour … Continue reading

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Gift #778: Souvenirs from Taos

I realized that I hadn’t shown you the treasures I brought back to remind me of the time I spent in Taos.  So I thought I’d share some pictures of the yarn I purchased while I was there. This lovely … Continue reading

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Gift #771: Taos culture

Yesterday I showed some pictures of Taos’ natural beauty.  Today I wanted to focus on the town and architecture that make this city unique.  One of my favorite excursions was with my room-mate to visit St. Francis of Assisi Church. … Continue reading

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Gift #770: Southwest landscape

Today I wanted to share some more pictures of the mountains of New Mexico.  Being from Colorado, I was excited to visit mountains again.  These were not the conifer and aspen forested granite slopes of the Rockies, but they were … Continue reading

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Gift #769: Conference in Taos

Last week I wasn’t blogging because I was out of town for a scientific conference in Taos, New Mexico.  I’d never been there before but I was excited about the prospect of seeing mountains and blue sky again.  I had … Continue reading

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Gift #748: Cross country travels

Today I became a gypsy and traveled from my home in Indiana all the way to east Texas in the back seat of a car for 14 hours.  This is how the day went once it became light enough to … Continue reading

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Gift #637: Denver Museum

Ordinarily, I would be giving you a weekly update on Wind in the Willows shawl and my musings of the book.  However I’ve had a lovely interruption of the usual routine.  Early this morning I woke up in Indy; in … Continue reading

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