I only have two food photos for you: first, a trip to Sweet Action for Vegan Cinnamon Ice Cream.
Second: a Vietnamese Tofu Salad from Whole Foods. Dressed in peanut sauce.
Friday, my mother took the day off and we went into the foothills for a gorgeous hike. Remy and my parent's dog also came along. We started in Morrison, and drove (the scenic route) towards Evergreen.
Evergreen Lake, below.
Near the lake:
From there, we backtracked a couple of miles and headed towards our hiking destination: Mount Falcon. (Colorado FYI: Foothills are baby mountains meant for hiking. Mountains are skied or climbed.)
Two miles down and back.
The clouds were in full cooperation for photos.
There are several trails, and I hope to try different ones in the future.
We made it to the ruins:
(Click the image above to read the story)
The view below from what would have been their living room (looks east towards Red Rocks Amphitheater - hard to see, but it's in the middle of the picture. The red rocks poking out of the earth.)
The mile back was mostly uphill (there are three hills to walk over, but this first one. . .holy cow).
Nature's stairmaster. I'll take it over the gym any day.
Thank you for taking a moment to read this lengthy post (and the other lengthy ones from this past week!), I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!