Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

things we never saw in colorado

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

A luna moth! I came across this one while walking near our house the other day. A male anole lizard, puffing up its pink dewlap. It must have been feeling aggressive toward us. Magnolias. A five-lined skink. This one has a long tail, but Cash spotted one under our truck with a tail shorter than […]



our north carolina life

Posted on April 14th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

So we made the jump–sold our home, found a rental house, packed up, and moved–all in the month of March. Our new life is about as different as could be, but little by little we are finding our way and carving out a life here. My Etsy shop is finally open again,  our fridge is […]



leaving colorado

Posted on March 20th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  8 Comments »

We’re moving! The past month has been fast and furious, and we can hardly believe it ourselves, but we are bidding Colorado adieu for a new life in North Carolina. I’ve probably never mentioned how much I love Colorado (har har) and the Rocky Mountains, and our sweet, sweet home…so when David first looked into […]



around here in the wild woods

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

David is gone for a week and a half, first to Raleigh for three days, then Augusta. He’s getting a new place prepared for the Masters golf tournament in April…I think. I don’t ask too many questions because there are enough things in life I don’t quite comprehend–without throwing networks, switches and routers into the […]



elk in the park

Posted on January 10th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Here are a few elk pictures I took the other day when they came down to play in the park. Don’t miss the bighorn sheep teaser at the end. There are 11 bighorns in this photo. How many can YOU find? Save Save