Photo Friday

Last week, Malcolm and I took a road trip to Ouray with his mother. We traveled on the Million Dollar Highway, which with inflation, should be the Trillion Dollar Highway. The aspens burned yellow, ochre, deep red against the surrounding evergreens. I highly recommend a jaunt down the highway in mid-September which is the peak …

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Paint Mines Interpretive Park: What You Need to Know Before Visiting

A few weekends ago, M and I explored the dazzling Paint Mines Interpretive Park. It was the weekend that got as close to 100 degrees as Colorado Springs has come in a while. It was also hazy due to the fires in Glenwood Springs, but we were determined to visit somewhere we had not yet …

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Date Idea I Forgot About: Nighttime Stargazing

https://videopress.com/v/gXeLctCU?preloadContent=metadata For our last anniversary, I bought a telescope for Malcolm. We share a wonderment for the universe and how it operates. Often, you will find us watching shows like "Ancient Aliens", "How the Universe Works", or "The Cosmos". We have many conversations about how gravity works, black holes, nebulae, quasars, stars, the solar system, …

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Where the Locals Go: Hillside Gardens, Colorado Springs

The summer concert series at Hillside Gardens is one of Colorado Springs's best kept secrets. Tourists just do not know about this spot. It's about 90% locals. But I'm going to share this with you. No extra charge 🙂 Every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 PM, you can pay $5 (cash only) to enter this place that …

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Where the Locals Go: Colorado Springs Breakfast Edition

Colorado Springs gets a good amount of tourist traffic, especially in the summer. The Colorado Springs area is home to several tourist draws like Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs downtown, The Incline, and Pikes Peak. I recommend visiting all of those places if you're in town, but I suggest that for food, drinks, and …

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