Getting Our Kicks, Parallel to Route 66

If there’s one thing I’m good at, its a road trip.  I love them.  I’ve driven from Vermont to Colorado five times, done the reverse trip once, driven from Boston to Colorado once and from Southern California to Colorado twice.  I’ve also driven around most of the USA, living out of a pick-up for seven weeks after college, and done countless long drives for work. Last weekend, we completed a road trip from San Clemente, CA back to Denver.  The occasion was sad, marking the end of hauling stuff of our parents’ places back to our own home, but despite that…

Mile High Meals

After an unfortunate (and stupid) lower back strain prematurely terminated my ski season this year, we’ve been spending our weekends checking out some new (and not so new, but mostly new to us) restaurants in Denver, Colorado.  We tend to hunker down in wintertime, but with the ready availability, convenience and low cost of UberX, we have been better at getting out of the house and going further than a 15-20 minute walk. Over the course of the past several Saturdays we’ve tried some great spots and wanted to share them – should you have reason to make it to Denver…

Vail, Colorado (in winter)

By David While it is a destination for many, Vail, CO is a home away from home for us.  We were lucky enough to buy a condo in East Vail five years ago (a purchase we both agree may have been the best we’ve ever made).  While it is true that Vail is best known for it’s winter sports options, winter is only a small part of why we love Vail.  That said, let’s focus on winter. Vail offers some of the best (if not the best) skiing in the US.  Vail Mountain Resort offers so much terrain and variety that…