Leadville Firecracker 5K 2016

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Distance 3.11 miles Time 37:04 Rank 131st It was Sydney vs. Reagan vs. Kayla vs. Dad at the annual 5K in Leadville. We were excited to run as a family but that went to hell as soon as the race started. Kayla took off and passed us all. But we caught her within a few blocks and then Sydney took … Read More

Summer Fun @ Copper Mountain

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We spend a lot of weekends at Copper Mountain skiing in the winter. But it turns out they keep the place pretty busy in the summer too. Festivals and events are happening all the time. But during the weekdays it is nice and quiet and the kids love to go there and play. You can get a “summer season pass” … Read More

Teenager

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13th.  The demise of our household should begin shortly.  We surprised the birthday girl by having a life size cut-out of her boyfriend awaiting her downstairs.  Hi Thor! But there is always more Harry Potter stuff to be had. Some real loot!  A birthstone necklace.  Mom has hot on getting a real emerald for her. Just what every teen needs … Read More

First Track Meet

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Seems like we haven’t had any “firsts” in a while. But got one here. Sydney joined track at school this year. She opted not to last year because of soccer but this year she is pulling them both off. They practice M, Tu, W, Th. And she has soccer on M & W — so its a double header those … Read More