Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tales From The Crypt

Scattered along the hillsides that surround the historic towns of Central City and Blackhawk you will find dozens of cemeteries, final resting places of the hearty souls who traded the easy life for a chance to pull treasure from the Earth.  It can be a bit spooky to stroll through these graveyards at dusk on a cold fall evening, leaves crunching under your feet as you walk, looking over your shoulder with an unexplainable feeling that you are not alone.

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Santa Fe Escape

Palisades overlooking the Cimarron River – Cimarron Canyon State Park

Taking advantage of the best weather that Indian Summer has to offer, we headed south this weekend, chasing the last remaining colors of fall into the great state of New Mexico.  Our getaway took us to Taos via State Hwy. 64, then south along the Rio Grande River to Santa Fe.  How lucky we are to be so completely surrounded by places to go and things to see and to have the ability to roll back the seasons a week or two simply by driving for a couple of hours.

Canyon Road

Santa Fe is an artist’s mecca and there is no better way to feel the vibe than to find yourself on Canyon Road on a Saturday morning.  Over 100 galleries line this street and just being part of the crowd will inspire you to do something creative as soon as you get home.

I think the pictures say it all, great weather, great places, great company and a great weekend.  The Greatest Adventures Are Waiting In Your Own Backyard!

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Summer’s Grand Finale

The Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range from the Wet Mountain Valley

“Autumn is a second spring, where every leaf is a flower” ~ Albert Camus

So bittersweet is this time of the year in Colorado.  The moment I see the first signs of Autumn, I find myself crying out to the season, “I miss you already”.  And as each week passes there is a sharpening of the senses, a greater appreciation for the gentle sound of the breeze rustling through the soft glowing leaves, the warmth of the sun, the length of the day.  I have been witnessing this grand finale of the Colorado Summer for my entire life, yet each time I am actually surprised that nature has so many colors in its palette.

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