Arizona Round II

Northern/Central Arizona: The South Rim, Flagstaff, Sedona & the Verde Valley South Rim After our rafting trip we stuck around the Grand Canyon for a few days. Although nothing can compare to being in the belly of the canyon, we wanted to take in the vistas we’ve seen photos of …

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New Mexico: It’s not Mexico & It’s not New

“All the earth colors of the painter’s palette are out there in the many miles of badlands.” – Georgia O’Keeffe   New Mexico, the land of enchantment, was a whirlwind of vastly different experiences spread throughout the course of a month. From the Sangre de Cristo mountains in the north …

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First Taste of Utah, Not the Last

The name Utah comes from the Native American Ute tribe and means “people of the mountains.” MOUNTAINS: 12 weeks ago we shoveled ourselves out of Breckenridge and headed towards to the Utah border. Because of the state’s inland location, Utah has unusually dry snow and is known for having great powder, …

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A Winter in the High Rockies

The High Rockies became home. We absolutely loved living in Summit County and are already feeling homesick for Breck.  It’s definitely been a winter I will never forget from witnessing some of the world’s best athletes, to knocking things off my bucket list left and right, to hands-down experiencing the best …

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Colorado: Part II

More Denver I love Denver…what an excellent city. I always knew I was supposed to like Denver, because it’s the cool thing to do. But I never really knew. It’s the only city that’s smack dab in the middle of the country where I could absolutely, positively live. It’s like a big-city-breath-of-fresh-air in the …

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