From Bright Lights to Mountain Sights

Clouds rolling over the purple mountains of Colorado.

Growing up in Dallas, TX, I have experienced many of the things that a big city has to offer. I have eaten in amazing restaurants, walked the streets of downtown, shopped in trendy boutiques, enjoyed musicals and theater, and browsed art galleries and museums. We were always finding the newest hot spot, fanciest shop, or … [Read more…]

5 Realities of Fly Fishing for Beginners

Fly Fishing on the Platte

5 Realities of Fly Fishing for Beginners- For the last eight years or so, I have been fly fishing as a side hobby. I will be the first to admit though that I am no expert. This sport is difficult to say the least. Also in a predominantly male activity, it’s often difficult for a … [Read more…]

Family Overnight in Snowmass, CO

Driving over Independence Pass into Aspen, Colorado.

First of all, let me say that the Aspen/Snowmass area of Colorado is simply perfection during the summertime. I love it so much! It is by far one of my favorite places to visit in the summer. I’m not sure if it’s the drive to get there over Independence Pass, gorgeous scenery, quaint shops and … [Read more…]

My Fly Fishing Journey [Part 1]

My husband first introduced me to fly fishing when we were just out of college and were only dating. We lived in Dallas, TX at the time and went on a trip to Taos, New Mexico, with his family. It was the first time I had really travelled with his family, so needless to say, I … [Read more…]