Archive for December, 2009

Run Home From Work

Monday, December 28th, 2009

My Run Home From Work

On December 28, I decided to run home from work. It’s about 7.3 miles, the route I took. For several miles over the course of this run, I went through not so nice areas. It was a little sketchy since the sun was setting and the sidewalks were quite icy. I believe I ran faster than I normally would, because I made it home in 57 minutes, which is a very fast pace (for me)!

Ice Skating at Evergreen Lake

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

The Family at Evergreen Lake Lake Skating at It's Best

We went ice skating at Evergreen Lake. I needed some exercise after days of just “lounging”, so I decided a trip to the lake would be just perfect. Emma & Dennis had never been ice skating so it was sure to be an adventure for them. (more…)

Post Christmas Fun Day

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Various Teapots at Celestial Seasonings Emma Hugs Sleepytime Bear
We decided to take a tour of the Celestial Seasonings factory, in Boulder, CO. The factory was “quiet” due to the employees taking the day off for the holidays. The tour was still neat, even though the factory line wasn’t moving. My favorite is still the mint room, I love the powerful aroma of mint!

After the tour, my Mom & Ben went to see a movie while the rest of us went bowling.

Dennis is a really good bowler, twice he achieved a 300, and he has the rings to prove it! In any event, he took to coaching Meera, Emma, Jon, and I. We bowled two games, with fairly pitiful scores. I was just happy when the cosmic bowling ended midway through game 1, and I could finally see the lane properly!

So, bowling was a fun way to spend the evening and get out of the house.

Christmas Day With Family

Friday, December 25th, 2009

A Sister Snow Showdown
Christmas Dinner
Jon, Emma, Meera, Dennis & Clare, Mom & Ben.

It’s been a long long time since I had Christmas with my family, so this Christmas I was excited. Everybody was coming to Denver to celebrate the season. Jon came from WA and Mom & Ben & Meera came from CA for an unforgettable white Christmas. (more…)

Cross Country Skiing-Snow Mountain Ranch

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Snow Mountain Ranch

We went Cross Country Skiing at Snow Mountain Ranch, CO. This was going to be Emma’s 2nd time on skis and Dennis’ 3rd. I was more than excited to get out for the day.
Emma Catching Up to Mike & Dennis

We carpooled with a co-worker of mine, Mike. We met at the Mammoth Park & Ride, in Morrison at o’dark thirty. He drove and we dozed on and off. Then, we stopped in Winter Park at the Rise & Shine for some breakfast. (more…)