Roxborough State Park

Hiking around Roxborough State Park was the perfect way to spend a Sunday morning. Located southwest of Denver near Littleton, it is a fairly easy, short hike with beautiful views of the red rocks. Per usual, we arrived around 8 a.m. to beat the weekend crowds and were rewarded with views of the red rocks … More Roxborough State Park

St. Mary’s Glacier

St. Mary’s Glacier should really be on more top lists for things to do in Colorado.  It was absolutely breathtaking, easy to get there (45 minute drive) and an easy hike to the base of St. Mary’s Lake and Glacier.   It has by far been my favorite thing that we’ve done so far and … More St. Mary’s Glacier

The Great Divide

I have officially been living in Colorado for 3 weeks.  I received my state ID yesterday and after 8 years, I surrendered my Illinois citizenship.  I… live in Colorado.  Those words are still weird to say and continue to sound exciting when I hear myself say them. I’ve known since about 2014 that Dan and … More The Great Divide

The Video

5 months and 13 days after returning from our trip, we finally finished the video. After coming back from our trip, I knew I wanted to make something.  I knew it wasn’t going to be of great quality (we should have forked over the money for that damn GoPro), it would probably be choppy (because we … More The Video

Dog Days are Over

Summer without a doubt, is my favorite time of year.  It’s the time of year when everything is green, I can wear dresses and sandals, I’m some version of tan, and the city of Chicago comes alive.  People are out and about running on the lakeshore path, drinking on patios, swimming in lake Michigan (cautiously … More Dog Days are Over

Writing Anyways

Returning home after traveling the world has been a challenge (and a blessing) for me in a lot of different ways.  Trying to settle into normal, everyday life again while achieving my goals and practicing lessons that I’ve learned during my time abroad has been hard.  Battling restlessness after a life of never ending quests and … More Writing Anyways