*should have been 13th annual. But 2020 happened so...This year, we went with another family to ski. They have a son the boys' age. On Saturday, we carpooled to Denver, switching up the seating arrangements in the cars. We stayed at the same hotel we stayed in the first night last year, before the #snowmageddon2021. … Continue reading 12th annual* ski trip – 2022
Lake Dillon Disc Golf Course signature hole #8. One of the things Kid #2 wanted to do to celebrate #18 was try out some disc golf courses in Colorado. There was no school on Friday, so we hopped in the car (even Ali) and headed west. We picked up Aunt Lisa at the Denver airport … Continue reading Colorado disc golfing
This would have been the 12th annual trip, but #COVIDchaos prevented us from going last year. So it's the 11th annual, take 2. Little did we know we'd end up stuck in #snowmageddon2021 in Denver. Saturday, March 13There was some rumblings of a snowstorm that was going to hit Denver late Saturday night - Sunday … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)
This summer, we had planned to go New York City. Given the state of the COVID-19 pandemic 😷 , New York being the epicenter at one point, Broadway shows cancelled through September, and the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building still closed, we cancelled our trip. Instead, we planned an "outdoor activity trip" in … Continue reading Buena Vista, CO: summer 2020 trip, social distancing edition
The 10th year of our ski trip involved a ski rental equipment shortage, avalanche warnings, a "bomb cyclone," a cake incident, and "too much snow to ski."