Archive for the ‘Caleb’ Category

days of sun and wind

Posted on February 10th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

With snow on the horizon, we’ve enjoyed every non-wintry day on the front range this week. We went down to Boulder again yesterday to soak up the sunshine, this time coupled with high kite-flying winds that made us button up our coats–except for Zia, of course.  I’m sporting a tan (from the neck up!) and we’ve […]

into november

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

October was unseasonably warm for 9000 feet high in the Colorado Rockies. We had hardly a dusting of snow all month, which was surprising, especially after our mid September “summer snow”. People here cry for snow when it’s a little late–the local business owners suffer when the ski slopes are dry and vacationers don’t come, […]

funny kids

Posted on November 1st, 2014 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

The Horse and the Animal Fairy.  They collected 4 lbs of candy at the school last night, which I promptly bought, once they had selected their choice pieces. Cash was supposed to be Spider Man, but ripped off his mask before we got into the school. He collected buckets of candy, but was perfectly happy […]

the hunters return

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

David and Caleb have been elk-and-small game-hunting all week.  No elk to be found, but Caleb came home with a snowshoe hare yesterday. He saved the skin and the feet, and we had rabbit for dinner. Mmm…mm?  One tiny piece was enough for me. Caleb and Zia both dug in with gusto, and made that […]

zia’s lunch box

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  11 Comments »

I am about to make a confession.  Packing my first grader’s lunch at 6:30 in the morning is the happiest part of my day.  Pathetic, I know.  But very true. Now, making breakfast for the kids is also a high point–something simple, usually a pan of oatmeal and a batch of fried potatoes.  If you’re […]