If I fail to instill all else in my children, I hope to leave a legacy of insatiable passion and eagerness for life. With that, the courage, determination and faith to follow the unique and wonderful will intended specifically for my children’s lives. Through example, I hope to demonstrate that if we believe, we can achieve.
Through Sunday. “Lizards and Snakes” is in its final, slithery days at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The exhibit displays more than 60 live animals from around the world, including geckos, Gila monsters and a giant Burmese python. Learn all about the creatures’ habitats and ways of life as you get an up-close […]
It’s not that the Wild West doesn’t exist any longer — it just doesn’t come to town that often. But rodeo season is upon us, bringing with it a chance to see the way entertainment has always been done in the West. “The way I look at it, rodeo is a family event that is […]
As the early-morning rays oozed through the blinds, my husband Jamie rolled over toward me in bed and sang, “When you wish upon a star.” That’s when two things hit me. 1) We were going to Disneyland in a few hours and 2) He sings really off-key in the morning. This wasn’t just any trip […]
They’re the town names on the highway exit signs you pass and say, “One of these days, I’m going to check out…” But it hasn’t happened yet, which is why you’ve been to Aspen and not Carbondale, Grand Junction but not Cedaredge. Maybe you’ve even made the trek to Telluride or the long haul to […]
You need to read the new book, Up–A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure by Patricia Ellis Herr if you: Love the outdoors Have a girl you want to empower Have a boy you want to empower Basically, this should cover pretty much every Colorado mom. Though I enjoy reading, I don’t have a lot of […]
**CONTEST CLOSED. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THE HEART-FELT, WONDERFUL ENTRIES. WE WISH WE COULD HAVE CHOSEN EVERYONE BUT ULTIMATELY CHOSE THE FOLLOWING THREE WINNERS: KATE FELDMAN, CONNIE DACHTLER AND CARLOS SANTISTEVAN JR. CONGRATULATIONS!** As a lover of all-things outdoors, I am over-the-moon excited about Coleman’s Great American Backyard Campout, an exclusive camping opportunity […]
Every lap around the sun is different. By now, just about everyone recognizes the night-and-day contrast between spring 2011 and spring 2012. From last year’s summer that nearly never happened to this spring’s incomprehensibly early thaw, Memorial Day weekend is about to rediscover its reputation as the unofficial kickoff to the Colorado summer. Especially in […]
**CONTEST CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE WONDERFUL ENTRIES! MEGAN CASTIGLIONE IS OUR WINNER!** If there is an affordable, fun family vacation that rivals YMCA of the Rockies, I’d like to know about it. Since I moved to Colorado almost 10 years ago, we have had a family reunion and multiple trips to both of […]
Ever wondered what it would be like to soar through the Colorado canyons – majestic sights from a birds-eye point of view – the ground below looming hundreds of feet beneath your toes? How about the exhilaration of leaping from one cliff edge to return safely to the other side?