When Travel Plans Change

I’m not going to lie, while I’m extremely fortunate that my family, friends and I stayed healthy through the initial phase of COVID-19, I was very disappointed on having our Alaska vacation cancelled because of it all; I think for about a week I threw a pity-party for one! We had been planning this trip […]

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Diving Rookie – Our Newest Member

As we tried to escape the mountain snow in Colorado, a quick dive trip to Florida this past month was in order. A few days in the sunshine state was just what we needed to recharge. Our newest member received his dive certification in May. This was his first opportunity for an ocean dive; he […]

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Going places where we’ve never been!

sunset over desert

For several months we planned for our 15-day road trip. It all started as a possible trip to Mammoth Lakes, California, to participate in the Mammoth Gran Fondo road bike annual event, then it evolved from there. “You can’t go to California and not go to wine country… While we are in northern California, let’s […]

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I ran away to the woods!

Living in Colorado, we are lucky to be able to “run away” for higher ground often. That was the case this past weekend. On a recommendation of friend, we added a hike to the outing. Note to self: when receiving recommendations on a new hike, take into consideration the fitness level of said friend!! This […]

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Paella – Lena’s Version

Growing up in Portugal everything we did revolved around food, and wine! The love of cooking started at an early age. Spent many evenings watching the women in my family cooking those great meals for family holidays and events. I also learned to cook, the fishermen’s way, from my dad. I always felt cooking was […]

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Fishing Weekend on the Green

Spring in Northwest Colorado has been cool and wet this year. Not that any of us will complain after last year’s fires, but still, where is summer?! We are limited where to camp at this point; too much snow in the high country. We don’t normally go to the same places week after week, but […]

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