Hiking the Crags

My life is in a state of completely unknown. Hubby is actively seeking a job, our 2 PT jobs won't pay rent for another month and we are now without healthcare. {PS hey congress go back to work please} The only things keeping me sane are my library books {Homeward Bound by Emily Matcher and [...]

Hiking Rampart Reservior

Last week, I set out to find a new place for Asher to swim...I ended up finding Rampart Reservoir...the hike was gorgeous and wonderful. And the water was worth it! {Ask Asher} I did think we were lost the entire time I was trying to find the trail head but nonetheless I found it without too [...]

Favorite hikes near Colorado Springs

All you have to do it drive through Colorado to know this place is beautiful. Earlier this month Mr and I hiked the Crag's, July 1 actually. It hailed on us for 30 minutes after we got started. This past week, I decided I wanted to hike it again. This time just Asher and me. [...]

Happy 4th of July {pets + fireworks}

Happy Fourth of July from, Asher and myself! We want to remind you that fireworks and dogs don't mix. Enjoy the Infographic below! from Opportunity Barks Dog Training,  www.opbarks.com find them on Facebook Below I have Asher's Kong filled with Peanut Butter in the freezer, along with a Pyrex bowl with his Kong Tuff Tire, [...]

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 [...]

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 Shade, our Fluffy Panther + Huey, the Ragdoll Wannabe

Shade and his 4 brothers, were found by Mr. on Good Friday 2011. We had lost Sherwin on December 31, 2010, adopted Asher on January 3 but nothing could replace our beloved Sherwin. When he found these furry babies, I was out-of-town with Asher at my Grandmother's house for the Easter weekend. He sent me [...]

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, [...]