Water World – August 2008

Water World – August 2008

I have been feeling so restless lately, maybe its just from the end of summer break, but I have a constant urge to go, go, go! See new things, have new adventures. Anything but the normal daily routine. And with almost two months before our next mini-vacation I have had to resort to nearby weekend destinations. So I suggested a Saturday outing to Water World in Denver. We had loved Blizzard Beach, and Water World is one of the biggest water parks in the US. And I had never been, so it seemed like a perfect diversion for the weekend! It was supposed to be a hot day in Denver, with only a small chance of storms. Even better. Continue reading

Rocky Mountain National Park- July 2008

Rocky Mountain National Park – July 2008

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Rocky Mountain National Park is one of our very favorite places, and we try to make sure we get up there at least once every summer. So we drug ourselves out of bedas early as we could on Saturday morning (which of course wasn’t as early as we had planned) and quickly tried to gather everything we thought we might need for the day’s hiking adventure. We realized just down the street that we had forgotten the sunscreen and went back for it, then made a quick stop by Carl’s Jr.s to pick up some breakfast for the road. The drive up to Estes Park was fairly uneventful, with almost no traffic. Lily watched one Backyardigans episode on the iPod, other than that we all just enjoyed the scenery and each other’s company.