Hiking Rampart Reservior

Last week, I set out to find a new place for Asher to swim...I ended up finding Rampart Reservoir...the hike was gorgeous and wonderful. And the water was worth it! {Ask Asher} I did think we were lost the entire time I was trying to find the trail head but nonetheless I found it without too [...]

Favorite hikes near Colorado Springs

All you have to do it drive through Colorado to know this place is beautiful. Earlier this month Mr and I hiked the Crag's, July 1 actually. It hailed on us for 30 minutes after we got started. This past week, I decided I wanted to hike it again. This time just Asher and me. [...]

A response to {Shelter Adoption=Moral Superiority}

I recently came upon the blog/letter/whatever of Shelter Adoption=Moral Superiority by Danielle Romeo, and although she does make a few good points. I feel the need to respond. Adopting a dog from a shelter doesn't make you a crazy, annoying, morally superior human being. Although, I will give you there are quiet a few annoying [...]

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp May 2013

I already told you about one of my favorite in town hikes, here, and our wonderful time at Red Rocks, here, I thought since we probably won't be residing in Colorado Springs past September 1, I would like to share all my favorite things about this city and state. This last weekend, we visited the [...]

Meet Shade, our Fluffy Panther + Huey, the Ragdoll Wannabe

Shade and his 4 brothers, were found by Mr. on Good Friday 2011. We had lost Sherwin on December 31, 2010, adopted Asher on January 3 but nothing could replace our beloved Sherwin. When he found these furry babies, I was out-of-town with Asher at my Grandmother's house for the Easter weekend. He sent me [...]