Day trip: Garden of the Gods and Cave of the Winds

One day when Elisabeth was here, we ventured over to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to check out the Garden of the Gods and the Cave of the Winds. First we took a tour in the cave. The Discovery Tour, which we took, cost $18 a person (for adults) and lasted about an hour. You get to walk…

Afternoon trip: Wild Animal Sanctuary

Monday morning, Elisabeth and I ventured over to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenseburg, Colorado. This place is impressive. You can tell that the people who run it genuinely care about the animals. When you arrive, you enter the main building/gift shop where you go over the rules of the sanctuary. There is a mile-long bridge…

Holiday recap: Lydia and Dave on Christmas Eve

Gene's parents, Lydia and Dave, got to come visit during the Christmas season! They visited us for a day, then headed to Virginia to see Gene's sister, then came back here for two more days. Although I did have to work during their first leg here, I got to hang out with them in the…

Art Festival and Cheesecake Factory

Yesterday I went to the Downtown Denver Arts Festival with my dad. There were so many artists, there was definitely something for everyone. The festival had paintings, fountains, jewelry, clothes, some furniture, and a bunch of stuff that is just so odd it can't be explained. Like I said, something for everyone. My favorite artist…