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As Colby from The Giving Lens said on Facebook, “While I have serious issues with the founding of this holiday, especially in light of what is happening with the Dakota Pipeline protests, I do appreciate the idea of being thankful and mindful of the world around us.” There is always something to be thankful for and Thanksgiving is the best time to remember, thank and appreciate the many blessings that life brings you.  From family, friends, my dog, traveling, new adventures, good health, etc. I have a ton to be thankful for! If I have to pick just one thing this year though, it would be Colorado. Yes, that’s broad but it’s true… I’m thankful for living in such a naturally ...

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Happy Holidays December consisted of nights out, get togethers, decorating and baking. With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s good to remember that what is really important is spending time with the people you love. A Merry Little Christmas Growing up Christmas was always a large gathering of my moms family in New York. Last year I went to New York for Thanksgiving and spent Christmas with my dad and brother in Maryland. This year it was just my mom and I (and the dogs of course) in Colorado. It is always wonderful being around family during the holidays, but to be honest I find it is often stressful and a little chaotic. The last two ...

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One of the things I was most excited about moving to Colorado in September was exploring in fall. The air is crisp and cool. The vibrant aspen trees cover the landscape mountains in yellow and the sun creates a golden glow over the mountains. Yes, most people here are excited for snow because it means skiing/snowboarding, but I will admit winter is not my favorite season. “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ― William Cullen Bryant September I moved the first weekend in September and a week later was off to California with my sister for a belated birthday trip. While there wasn’t too much time in Colorado to explore I did have an impromptu day trip to Vail. Aspens + ...

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Happy Thanksgiving image

There is so much to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is the best time to remember, thank and appreciate the many blessings that life brings you. It has been an interesting year full of countless moments (good & bad) that made me feel alive + grateful for each day. Life is a gift, get out there and live it! In January there will be a travel highlights + year reflection post with much more. What is one thing you are grateful for this year? Wishing you and your loved ones safe travels and a very Happy Thanksgiving! Today’s tidbit: “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” — Melody Beattie

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