South Beach Diet – I tried it!

I had been gaining weight and pretending to be doing all the right things to get it off to no avail. Then we decided to remodel the kitchen which led to an even less ability to cook and eat the best kind of meals. At my annual exam I was complaining about my plight and…

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Second 5K

We can now repeatedly run a total of 5k (3.1 miles) at a time. We run together about once a week in the parking lot across the street. Sometimes we do better, sometimes not so much. We decided to sign up for another 5k, our first was last fall. As long as there is a…

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Camping on the Poudre

Yup – it looks french, but here in Colorado we call it – the “Pooder” Whatever you call it, it’s a great river that runs from the rockies out toward Fort Collins and Beyond. We have camped at different places over the years and this year I decided to get us closer to a hike…

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Rails and Ales

What a beyond super duper fun event! I had heard about this event a couple years ago. Coloradotrain.com is where to get the info. Obviously the event just happened, so i can’t get a link in there right now – but here is the FAQ Basically – train to no where, beer and music. Um,…

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A graduation and a wedding

This last may was a celebration of Emma! My niece. She graduated college, with super duper honors, commissioned into the navy and then just for fun, also got married! VMI where she graduated from does a huge pomp and circumstance for the event, 4 days of events, parades, concerts and more! I didn’t take many…

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Day trip to Fort Collins

For a while the hubby and I have been talking about a day trip up to Fort Collins, see some sights, drinks some beer, and relax in a different part of the state. Ok, so it’s only an hour away, but it’s just far enough… As we all know, road side america is a big…

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