World Travel – Vail, Colorado – “My Home Away From Home”

Vail's Crown Jewel

Vail, Colorado A “home away from home” that opens its doors for me winter or summer…in beautiful Vail, Colorado.  Warm bathroom marble floors, cookies on my nightstand at night, the best service anywhere and people whose kindness has helped me through heartache and celebration.  Join me as I visit the Sonnenalp Resort here at Where [...]

Funglasses – Hiking Junkies in Colorado!

Phebe, Katherine, Kris and Vicki bringing the fun hiking through Rocky Mountain National Park.

New members of the Funglasses Brigade – Phebe Novic, Katherine & Kris Komarnitsky and Victoria Pardee – getting ready to take their first steps on a 3 day, 42 mile hike through Rocky Mountain National Park.  Phebe is both the owner and guide of Footpaths of the World and the leader in “inn-to-inn” hikes all over [...]

World Travel – Rocky Mountain National Park Hike – “Because It’s Hard!”

On top of the world!  We made it!  Estes Cone.

Estes Park, CO – Rocky Mountain National Park.  Fifth in a series of six articles. We were warned.  On Day One of my 42-mile hike, she told us.  Repeatedly.  ”Tomorrow’s the BIG day,” Phebe would say.  I was like, “yeah, yeah, yeah.”  So the Universe again smacked me and my attitude down and not only [...]

Life Travel – My Falcon, a Lesson in Life, Love and Death

I don't know if she was a Falcon, but this wild bird was mine for a brief time...and she was beautiful.

Lone Tree, Colorado Sometimes the Universe knocks us off our axis just long enough to teach us a lesson.  That happened to me on a perfect Colorado day, and a wild bird of prey taught me several Life lessons as I hopefully gave her comfort as she breathed her last breath.   On such a [...]