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  • hikes and arcades.

    our second week in colorado springs kicked off with much nicer weather, so we wasted no time getting outside for a hike. we are staying very close to the red rocks canyon open space, which we have been informed is a pretty fun kid hike. it was relatively flat for the actual hike, but peppered […]

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  • cheyenne mountain zoo.

    the weather in colorado springs has been a bit unseasonal while we’ve been here. some snow. cold. a bit unpredictable for hiking and other outdoor activities. so, when the weekend rolled around, we were pleasantly surprised when it warm(ish) and sunny, so we opted for a trip to the cheyenne mountain zoo. i will say, […]

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  • garden of the gods.

    our current campground is pretty much right next door to garden of the gods, which is like the number one rated park in america or something. so, yesterday, when derek was done with work, we hopped on over for a quick visit. i won’t bore you with trying to caption all of these pictures. basically, […]

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  • mothers day at pikes peak.

    for mothers day, we decided to drive up to the top of pikes peak, a 14,000+ foot snow capped mountain overlooking colorado springs. we were pleasantly surprised when we got to the tollbooth and were informed that moms were free, saving us $15 (which we then turned around and spent on overpriced souvenirs). the drive […]

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  • fort union national monument.

    originally, we had planned to stay in a state park this week. we arrived, only to discover it was nestled in a narrow canyon. it was really beautiful, but internet was scarce. and by scarce, i mean non-existent. which doesn’t work for us, because derek has to work to support this lifestyle. so, we had […]