Colorado/Albuquerque trip: Day 2, Sunrise on the Dunes

Colorado/Albuquerque trip: Day 2, Sunrise on the Dunes

Day 2 of our trip to Albuquerque had us waking up early in Alamosa, Colorado, for our Sand Dunes day! (Because of the time change.) Since we were awake and fairly close to the Dunes, I got a wild hare to drive out there and see if we could catch sunrise over the Dunes. So we jumped in the car. … Continue Reading →


Colorado/Albuquerque trip: Day 1, travel

Colorado/Albuquerque trip: Day 1, travel

Whilst planning our trip for England, I had another trip dropped in my lap. It was a work trip, but I could tack some personal travel (at my own expense of course) travel onto it. And if Doug and Elena came with, we could do some fun stuff together. So we went for it! In early October we headed to … Continue Reading →


Butterfly Garden - September 2017

Butterfly Garden – September 2017

In late September last year, we managed to get a hike in at the Glendening Nature Preserve, a place we really like. We’d last been there when I was pregnant, and this time we had a 10-month-old in tow. We also wanted to test out a back pack carrier we’d bought for an upcoming trip to Albuquerque and Colorado. It … Continue Reading →


England Day 8, London, part 2

England Day 8, London, part 2

Back to our day wandering London. By this time we were needing food, so we ducked into a pub. Elena of course had a big poop and there were no changing tables so I changed her on the floor of the bathroom. :-/ Worked out ok. I had fish and chips which was just so-so. Doug had a pot pie … Continue Reading →