Bent's Old Fort N.H.S., CO…

Last Friday we stopped by Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site.  Located in south-east Colorado, this park is part of the Sante Fe Trail, and is a reconstructed fur traders adobe fort (fur traders – just up our alley!).    We got there in the morning, excited for a fun day of old west living history. The […]

Quality time – bird hunting in Colorado

We were able to leave a month earlier this year, than we did last year, but we still didn’t miss the cold!  We spent a week at my parent’s ranch in MT, then we spent a few days in WY checking the place out, then last Friday we stopped by Vaughn’s Uncle and Aunt’s house in […]

Focus on the Family campus in Colorado Springs…

On Tuesday, it was cold and windy, and we were looking for something to do indoors. None of us were really in the mood for a museum, and we didn’t care to go shopping either. We decided to check out the Focus on the Family campus. We love their Radio Theatre cd productions for when […]

Capulin Volcano National Monument…

We stuck around southern Colorado a few extra days because we really wanted to go to Capulin Volcano. I had already told the little girls about their pre-reader Jr. Ranger program, and the fact that they could earn LADYBUG BUTTONS, and they were so excited that we would not NOT go (OK, we could have […]