Thursday, August 7, 2014

365 Denver: 351-365

Day 351
Sunday, July 20
After our super fun camping weekend, Sally had a lot of pig fat on her head and dirt on her body.  She reluctantly had a much needed bath!

Day 352
Monday, July 21
Out to the Coors for the short tour.

Day 353
Tuesday, July 22
Pool day!

Day 354
Wednesday, July 23
Floating the river in Golden and enjoying some fine company and beers.

Day 355
Thursday, July 24
Today I went to the dog park and randomly ran into two people I knew!  It was the happiest of surprises and made Denver feel even more like a home.
We had a big, fun crowd for softball tonight!

Day 356
Friday, July 25
Pam and I collecting donations at the Rockies game for our school!
Then an awesomely fun night out at Punch Bowl Social.

Day 357
Saturday, July 26
Movie time - Lucy.  I really liked it... and it reminds me of how my taste in things (movies, food, activities, etc.) has changed over the years.
Followed by a fun night out with friends.

Day 358
Sunday, July 27
We went fishing, caught a bunch of trout, and cooked them up for dinner!

Day 359
Monday, July 28
Quandary Peak!  I was SO proud of Sally - she did such an awesome job on her first 14er!
Summer 14er goal: 7/10

Day 360
Tuesday, July 29
Yoga/pool with the girls and beers with the boys before volleyball.
I love how much Colorado loves beer.

Day 361
Wednesday, July 30
Rainy day reading at one of my favorite coffee shops.

Day 362
Thursday, July 31
The softball crew.  We may lose every game, but we have a great time.

Day 363
Friday, August 1
Love my snuggle bug.

Day 364
Saturday, August 2
Shakespeare Festival in Boulder with the family.
It was a lovely night and quite the humorous show.

Day 365
Sunday, August 3
A little hike in RMNP to some pretty waterfalls.

Monday, July 21, 2014

365 Denver: 341-350

 Day 341
Thursday, July 10
Working out at the Red Rocks... guess I'm really one of those crazy locals now.

Day 342
Friday, July 11
A day of frolicking at the Great Sand Dunes, Zapata Falls, and Pueblo!

Day 343
Saturday, July 12
Long line for Sally to get checked out at the cheap vet clinic.

Day 344
Sunday, July 13
Amazing morning hiking Grays and Torreys by moonlight, up in time for the sunrise.  Colorado is BEAUTIFUL.

Day 345
Monday, July 14
Working on getting certified in Colorado... again... still not resolved.
Why can't people just do their jobs?!
Also, reading my new book from the library!  Gotta love David Sedaris.

Day 346
Tuesday, July 15
They had a short layover at DIA, but it was SO good to see them and so wonderful to finally meet Jacob.

Day 347
Wednesday, July 16
Morning climbing session before heading into the mountains to camp.

Day 348
Thursday, July 17
Belford/Oxford... exhausting hikes!
Summer 14er goal: 6/10

Day 349
Friday, July 18
Hanging out at the Cherry Creek Reservoir.   It was fun to chill at the beach and just be silly... and to people watch some white trash funny situations. 

Day 350
Saturday, July 19
I tagged along to a huge camping weekend with a ton of awesome people.  True to the Colorado spirit, everybody was chill, happy, fun, and up for a good time.  We played lots of games, took afternoon naps in hammock city, cooled down in the creek, had a bonfire, and roasted a pig.  It was a grand ol' time.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

365 Denver: 331-340

Day 331
Monday, June 30
Motorcycle adventures with Joe.

Day 332
Tuesday, July 1
Rock climbing and USA game.

Day 333
Wednesday, July 2
Driving up to Steamboat for the holiday weekend.

Day 334
Thursday, July 3
Fantastic day out on the lake!  Got up on skis, went fishing, and chilled with some great people.

Day 335
Friday, July 4
Happy birthday, America!!
I caught my first fish!!
Great day at the lake celebrating.

Day 336
Saturday, July 5
Another relaxing day at the lake on the boat and at the beach.

Day 337
Sunday, July 6
Finished the HP series today!

Day 338
Monday, July 7
Fun day in Golden with friends floating the river and hanging out in the park.

Day 339
Tuesday, July 8
World Cup watching.

Day 340
Wednesday, July 9
Tennis with Pam & more World Cup watching.

Monday, July 7, 2014

365 Denver: 321-330

Day 321
Friday, June 20
Hiking and Rockies game with the ladies!

Day 322
Saturday, June 21
Softball game, binge watching OINTB, and a date.

Day 323
Sunday, June 22
USA vs. Germany & backyard fun.

Day 324
Monday, June 23
Estes Park with Pam.
I love exploring Colorado.

Day 325
Tuesday, June 24
Yoga, pool day, and some evening patio drinking.

Day 326
Wednesday, June 25
Hiking with Lauren and the pups and enjoying Ft. Collins.

Day 327
Thursday, June 26
USA vs. Germany.

Day 328
Friday, June 27
Mt. Shavano with Joe (Joe's dog in picture). So beautiful and fun, but also filled with altitude sickness.

Day 329
Saturday, June 28
Volleyball tourny + Washers tourny = 12 hours of fun and drinking.

Day 330
Sunday, June 29
Skyping with OUPS, chatting with Sarah, and evening at Kirsten's - a day full of old friends. 

Monday, June 23, 2014

365 Denver: 311-320

Day 311
Tuesday, June 10
Happy Birthday Sally!
Sallykins is 4 years old, and such a sweet, wonderful companion.

Day 312
Wednesday, June 11
Last day with kids!!!  I am officially done with teaching Kindergarten at Wyatt.  Wooohooo!
We went to Blackhawk for some celebratory gambling.
I played craps for the first time... I LOVE it.

Day 313
Thursday, June 12
First softball game!  We got crushed... but had a good time.

Day 314
Friday, June 13
First day of summer break!!!
Spent the afternoon lounging poolside.

Day 315
Saturday, June 14
In Minneapolis for my cousin's wedding.  I got to see family I hadn't seen in quite a long time and the weather cooperated perfectly for their gorgeous, outdoor ceremony at the arboretum.  

Day 316
Sunday, June 15
Exploring the Mall of America and other Minneapolis treats.

Day 317
Monday, June 16
Water World, US v. Ghana, and watching a friend's softball game.
A beautiful, full summer day.

Day 318
Tuesday, June 17
Rock climbing with Joe & Pam in the morning, afternoon adventure to retrieve this abandoned kayak, volleyball, and hot tub movie night. 
A beautiful, full summer day.

Day 319
Wednesday, June 18
1st 14er - Mt. Bierstadt - 14,060.
Summer goal: 1/10
Back to Denver by noon - enjoyed the afternoon at Bark Bar with Sally and friends. 

Day 320
Thursday, June 19
My favorite summer cold dish - yum!