Black-and-White Photography at Arches National Park

Black-and-White Photography at Arches National Park

Arches National Park and the surrounding area is one of my favorite photography destinations, so when I had to make a business trip to Utah in February. a detour through Moab and Arches was a must-add to my itinerary. My trip out was uneventful and the weather was...

Hammond’s Candy Factory is Sweet Family Fun

Hammond’s Candy Factory is one of Denver’s special treasures. Hammond’s candies features all kinds of wonderful handmade hard candies, candy canes, dipped chocolates, caramels and a special marshmallow caramel called Mitchell’s Sweets, after a...
Vail Snowmobile Adventure

Vail Snowmobile Adventure

There’s nothing like seeing the beautiful snow-covered Rocky Mountains from a snowmobile. Last week for Middle Daughter’s 18th birthday, her older brother and sister arranged a snow play weekend in Vail. They spent a day teaching her the joys of...
Hike Devils Head Fire Tower For Beautiful Fall Views

Hike Devils Head Fire Tower For Beautiful Fall Views

Devil’s Head Tower is the last active fire-lookout tower in Colorado. The current tower was built 1n 1951, though there’s been a tower at the site since 1908. This article from the Denver Post gives a great history and background on Devil’s Head. Devil’s Head Tower is...

Making Marvelous Memories with a Family Road Trip

It’s the vacation time of year again. Like most families, we vacation by family road trip. It’s what we’ve always done and it really is our favorite way to travel. Besides being a relatively affordable trip—with a family of six, gas is almost always cheaper than any...