Category: Weekend Wanderings

Colorado: Driving the Million Dollar Highway

This road, I’m not even really sure where to begin. The truth is I had to look up the actually name of the road between Ouray and Silveton – US-550 – but I’ve only ever know it as the Million Dollar Highway. This is a road that will make you pay attention – especially if

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Colorado: Box Cañon Falls Park

One of the things suggested by our new bookshop friend in Ouray was to visit Box Cañon Falls. This beautiful canyon is a short drive up the road and the trails are fairly easy. There were a ton of chipmunks on the trail but luckily we did not see any in the parking lot. Keltin

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Colorado: Hiking Zapata Falls

On the way to the Great Sand Dunes National Park you come to a ‘T’ in the road and a sign that points on way towards the sand dunes and the other arrow points towards Zapata Falls. After exploring the national park we decided to visit the falls since we were already in the area.

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Happy Halloween!

It’s actually a cold Halloween here in Texas! I didn’t do anything too crazy this year for Halloween but I did dress up as Kaylee from Firefly. Not winning the costume contest at work this year but it is still fun to dress up! A little bit of Halloween…. HAPPY HALLOWEEN INSTAGRAM│FACEBOOK│TWITTER│YOUTUBE

Granbury Harvest Moon Festival

Last weekend i got to visit my grandparents and my Grandmother, Keltin and I made our way down to the Harvest Moon Arts Festival on the square in Granbury. Like most street festivals this one had a lot of vendors but I loved it because they were all fantastic artists and I wish I could

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Hiking Huntsville State Park

The weather has gotten really nice lately and on the way back from Houston recently I decided to stop and visit Huntsville State Park. The cool weather and and the beauty of the trees were calling my name and Bear and I needed a hike. The day we went the park was quite busy –

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TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1: Dallas, TX

Keltin and I have had a busy week but we still found time to squeeze in a performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. We always love going because the music sweeps you away. Hearing it in person, feeling the vibrations in the air, the pounding of the drums reverberation in your own chest is magical.

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Mumford and Sons: Dallas, TX

Keltin and I love a good show but typically we go to symphonies and musicals but we changed it up this time and saw Mumford and Sons at the American Airlines Center. The music was fantastic and perfect to sing along to. They opened with Guiding Light and played a nice mix of new and

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