The beauty of nature translates to people…

IMG_8705I need to get back to trusting my intuition. I seem to be missing it by seconds or hours and being disappointed. I should have stayed in Montrose one more night and enjoyed the company of my new friends at the fair and rodeo rather than rushing off to Moab, UT. Continue reading


My eyes on the lonely road…

IMG_8425“What’s the difference between a National Monument and a National Park?” was my first question to the ranger at the Visitor’s Center. Her reply… “A monument is designated by the President and a park is voted in by Congress.” Simple. President Taft established the Colorado National Monument in 1911. It is gorgeous. I was on my way to Moab from Montrose, sadly leaving the cute cowboy behind on the eve of the weekend rodeo. He recommended a visit to the Colorado National Monument, a short veering off the path and it was well worth the leisurely meander. Continue reading

A record….

DSCN0904I think this may just be the longest I have gone without writing a post. I have been busy spending time with my daughters and blogging has been put on the long list of things to do. I do miss sharing and I have a few posts started just not ready to go yet! So for those of you that keep up with my journey, I wanted to say that I am here, hold on, I’ll get a post to you soon! I have some more great people to introduce you to and a couple more National Parks for you to explore.

Meandering Lori

Meet Blondie, Eddie and Coon Skinner…

(photo courtesy of C.C.)

(photo courtesy of C.C.)

I love Colorado. The mountains, the waterfalls, the small towns, the blue skies, and driving around a corner and seeing wildly beautiful rock formations. I stopped in Ouray, CO, an adorable town known for its hot springs, and had lunch at a rooftop restaurant overlooking a darling main street. It also looked out upon a bridge high in the cliffs and in asking about it, I found out that it overlooked Box Canyon Falls. Continue reading