6th Anniversary

Our time here in Colorado Springs, is likely over. Since getting married 6 years ago, our lives have been on a constant journey. One I am proud to have gone on with him at my side. I finished College and got my Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design/Art after we were married, not sure [...]

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp May 2013

I already told you about one of my favorite in town hikes, here, and our wonderful time at Red Rocks, here, I thought since we probably won't be residing in Colorado Springs past September 1, I would like to share all my favorite things about this city and state. This last weekend, we visited the [...]

Trip to Red Rocks {Vampire Weekend + of Monsters and Men}

Long time ago, in February of 2013, Mr and I decided that if we weren't able to stay in Colorado then by golly we were going to see at least one concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater before we left. And good thing we bought our tickets when we did. We went this past Monday to see High [...]

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Open Space in Colorado Springs

Well, spring has FINALLY arrived. By finally I mean, it snowed 1.5" on May 1. So now that the sun has decided to shine and the snow has moved on {hopefully} I can get outside with Asher more often, get some exercise and some sun! Last week, Asher and I went to one of my favorite places. [...]

Meet Asher the Catahoula Leopard Dog

I brought Asher home from the Hood County Animal Shelter on January 3, 2011. He weighed a mere 4 lbs and was small enough to walk under our tiny 8lb cat Charlie. The day I went to pick him up from the shelter was the 1st day of Mr.'s week long Preaching Retreat in Fredricksberg, [...]

7 Stitches + 14 days in a ‘Party Hat’

{warning: some photos might be gory for some viewers} If you follow me on Instagram (@clarkestudio), I'm sure you saw all the photos of Asher in his Cone of Shame, or as we like to call it his Party Hat. On March 16th, I took Asher to the dog park. The photo above was actually on [...]

First Aid Kit {in case of an emergency}

Are you prepared? Do you carry a 1st aide kit? Does it have products for both you + your dog? Do you know what to do if you need to perform CPR on your animal? I recently asked myself these questions and thankfully nothing prompted it. I began to assemble a Doggie/Person 1st aid kit for our [...]