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~ Wanderlust in the Centennial State ~

Tour around the Centennial State with us. Josh is a native son and big fan of pack burro racing, and Liz got to Steamboat Springs as fast as her parents could get there (25+ years ago). Together, we have over 60 years of experience traversing Colorado. In addition to the two of us, we have assembled a deeply passionate, knowledgeable, and talented team of Colorado travel bloggers.
Get out and explore Colorado!

Celebrate Life with a Dinner Club

Years ago, I worked for a judge who, along with his wife and several other couples, belonged to a Gourmet Group as they called it – a sort of dinner club. The group rotated between houses, with the host making an extravagant meal. They even compiled cookbooks full of their favorite recipes. The Gourmet Group is still …

Underground Music Showcase: South Broadway

It is almost time for the Underground Music Showcase (UMS) – one of Colorado’s best annual music festivals and one of my all-time favorite events in Colorado. Explore so many different types of music and scope out amazing venues over four nights. This is its 16th year and will be held July 28-31. Tickets are …

Rafting Down the Colorado River

The Colorado River headwaters begin in Rocky Mountain National Park in northwest Colorado, about 55 miles from Kremmling. From the trickle of snow melt starting in the Never Summer Range to the Colorado River Delta near the Gulf of California, the Colorado River runs about 1,450 miles. Rafting down the Colorado River can be a …

Denver Bicycle Cafe “Mixtes” It Up

Am I here for the coffee? Maybe a quick tune up on my 10-speed De Rosa? Nope…I’m here for the craft beer selection tonight. That’s exactly what the establishment strives to bring you in for – the beer. The Denver Bicycle Cafe is a breath of fresh air in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood. It offers community, working …

Jazzed About Our Summertime Trip to Winter Park

Happy Saturday evening from Winter Park! We’re just winding down from a bomber couple of days playing in Winter Park / Fraser. And what a couple days it’s been.  From plodding through the forest…chomping on some amazing eats…catching jazz in the park…to taking the tike to the playground, we’ve had one hell of a time! …

Ladybugs, Ladybugs Everywhere

We recently purchased about 4500 ladybugs and released them in our garden. They eat bugs that are harmful to plants. The kiddos loved opening the bags and letting them loose. That was until too many were crawling all over them. At one point, it looked sorta like a scary movie!  It was impressive how quickly …

Coors Field: Home of Your Colorado Rockies!

Take me out to the ball game…at Coors Field. Take me out to the crowd.  Buy me some peanuts and crackerjacks. I don’t care if I never get back. Let me root, root, root for the Rockies!  If they don’t win it’s a shame. For it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old …

Scrapple – a Colorado Cult Classic

“Babe on Acid” – The New York Times Scrapple (1998) Scrapple is a delightful film set in fictional Ajax, Colorado – a ski bum town in the 1970s.  A group of friends enjoy summer – some struggle with loss, some with love, and others with a big “real estate” deal.  All of this while one friend …

Honeybees in the Bark

May I present our new honeybees and their natural hive! Hive Entrance Some honeybees made their home in a hollowed out tree branch in our next door neighbor’s yard. When they cut down the tree, our neighbors wanted to get rid of the bees. We jumped at the opportunity to have a second colony. (Our …

88 Drive-in Theatre

The 88 Drive-in Theatre is celebrating its 40th season in Colorado! How could you possibly pass up a chance to back up your Subaru Outback or Toyota Tacoma and take in two movies for the price of one? (You probably don’t belong in Colorado unless you own one of these vehicles! Let’s face it, your bike …
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