Archives for "January, 2010"
Two weekends ago, we skiing at Steamboat Springs. A few college friends were coming in town, and we were able to stay with our friends Gabe and Nina. This was my first time at a “real” ski resort. Fancy place, fancy people. The slopes were great for me, as they have a number of runs [...]
I just read this article, and I thought I’d make a post about meat: http://simple-green-frugal-co-op.blogspot.com/2010/01/going-meatless-whats-your-reason.html We eat meat. That said, we somewhat “carefully” eat meat. I do often wonder whether I should be allowed to eat meat at all, as I am not currently willing to slaughter it myself…and I don’t even want to cut [...]
Weekend before last, we headed to Echo Lake to snowshoe. The highlight of the day was our first experience on a frozen lake! We also headed to Evergreen, CO to Three Sisters Park. We had a great time hiking and scrambling up the 3 big rock formations. On the way out there, we saw a [...]
Our hearts are heavy this week as we learn about the devastation in Haiti. I am frustrated that this happened in the one place in the western hemisphere that is the least able to help itself. I am frustrated that the news media is so enamored with finding out the death toll. I am frustrated [...]
We have returned from our former home to our new home. The break was long and quite nice, almost the perfect number of days. We spent a lot of time with family and a little time with a lot of friends. Here are a few highlights (starting with a non-highlight) from our trip. 1. We [...]