We had a wonderful time playing in Medano creek at Great Sand Dunes thanks so some great advice I received in advance from my mom and sister. On the off chance anyone reading this is planning a trip I’ll share
We spent a day in Durango between visisting Mesa Verde and Sand Dunes. We toured the historic downtown area, played at a park and visited the Train museum. We spent the afternoon and evening with our friends the Owens family
I was about Norah’s age when my parents took me to Mesa Verde and it made quite an impression on me. This was my third visit to the park and I was still astonished. I hope Norah will always remember
I turned 33! We had a nice a family dinner at Ashley and Matt’s house and my mom made me a strawberry rhubarb pie – perfection!
Our friends Rachel and Adam Owens and their three boys came up from Durango for a gymnastics meet and spent a few days with us. It was wonderful catching up and meeting their younger boys. We hadn’t seen them for
We went to Paint Mines Interpretive park for Memorial Day. We started with a picnic and then hiked through the formations. I insisted on getting a photo of all the Brooks cousins together. It took several parents to corral them
Norah is 8!!!!!!!! We celebrated for about a week! She had an early birthday party with friends and cousins at Bounce Gymnastics on May 20th. I made her a special birthday breakfast on her birthday (German pancake with strawberries and
Last weekend we celebrated Natalie graduating from the University of Wyoming with a BS in nursing. She’s headed to Cheyenne for the summer to work as an ER nurse.
Norah had her first piano recital on May 6th. She played Blue Danube by Strauss. I’m so proud of how hard Norah has worked this year at piano. She is fortunate to have an incredible (and incredibly overqualified) teacher, Dr.
This color blue is everywhere in TaosSelfie by the gateThere were bells just like this one on many of the buildings TaosCouse StudioHorses grazing outside of the PuebloWhat remains of the old San Geronimo Church which was built in 1619.