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Ancient History

Winter Wonderful at Snow Mountain Ranch

I took 36 pairs of mittens and gloves to the YMCA of the Rockies’ Snow Mountain Ranch. Between all of us, we only have 22 hands. I packed 13 pairs of boots for ten people who can walk and 19 hats for 11 noggins. A giant plastic bin barely closed because of the 12 pairs […]

Family Adventure, Elevated: YMCA of the Rockies

Rocky Mountain High...in Colorado...sing with me

When I walked inside the 100-year-old Admin Building at the YMCA of the Rockies, my first thought was “Where’s Teddy Roosevelt?” The architecture was impressive. A wide wooden porch littered with rockers and Adirondack chairs greets you. The interior is cavernous with a high rustic-beamed ceiling and stone fireplaces. It would not have been surprising […]

Bouncing back beautifully ~ Week 3

Pride

The new week began gingerly. Tommy focused on recovering from his bout with appendicitis, but still felt up to grabbing some banana pudding ice cream on Father’s Day. The surgeon said kids are running within a week. I was skeptical, but he was right.

Later in the week, our family got to spend a […]