4-11-21 Celebrations, Gardens, and Jam

In honor of Shari and I dating for 6 months, we ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches at the park on Thursday. I told Shari I would celebrate 6 months and then year marks after that. So we made ourselves some sandwiches and brought out some tasty onion chips and chopped strawberries and sat at…

Where I’m From – a Poem

I am from Tamagachi and Neopets,American Girl Dolls, Beanie Babies, and Fruit Roll Ups.From popsicles and pools and playgrounds. I am from many childhood homes,full of many themed bedroomsand many colorful flower beds. I am from oak trees,whose bark I hugged every morning before doing anything else,and from dandelions,who never once granted me a wish,and…

What I like Wednesday: Garden of the Gods

It's time I spotlight something a bit farther outside Denver than I've yet to do. There are places outside of the Denver area and its surrounding cities that deserve highlights too. There are places like Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs - a free park featuring beautiful red rocks and hiking trails. You can…

What I like Wednesday: Denver Desserts

Sometimes, you gotta eat dessert first. And when those days come (or when you're hankering for something sweet at any time), Denver and Aurora have you covered. Sugar Bakeshop: Bakery off of Broadway near downtown. They have the best smore's cookie I have ever tasted. It's one of my all time favorite cookies and I…

What I like Wednesday: Nick’s Garden Center

Spring is in the air (maybe) and for many people that means it's time to start planning out your flower beds! The thought of plants showing off their shades of green and flowers displaying their magnificent petals makes me feel so excited. I love planning out what plants I want to plant where. When I…

What I like Wednesday: Elvis Cinemas

The colder, snowier months of Colorado can be a slight drag for me as I feel my best in the warmth and sun but I don't like to waste the winter months away so I try to think of things to do that I can enjoy. Pre-covid, movie theaters were a great option. Escape both…