I always think about being in a kid in summer whenever the first genuinely hot days of the season arrive, and especially around the 4th. Lately, as I try to savor each fleeting day—they seem to pass faster every year—I’ve been thinking about all my favorite parts of summer as a kid.
First, I have to confess that I planned in advance to write this post this weekend before a giant spring snowstorm settled in over Colorado and blasted this area with winter weather. It looks like January out there right now! But it’s par for the course in Colorado and, let’s face it, we need the … Continue reading Things I Love About Spring Right Now
It snowed here earlier this week. Actually, it’s snowed here a few times in the last couple weeks, which isn’t abnormal. But it’s definitely always a cold swift shock the first couple times it happens; a jolt back into winter, an assurance that summer is over, and a reminder that winter is never far away … Continue reading Things I Love About Fall Right Now
I spend eight to nine months out of the year thinking about, dreaming about, and all-out craving summer. I know every season has its merits and winters in Vail are magical in their own rite, but summer… oh, sweet summer. I swear that this place literally sparkles in the summer sunlight. Everything just feels lighter, … Continue reading Things I Love About Summer Right Now