What a beautiful morning we are having today; albeit cold, but also sunny. I love starting the morning in our breakfast area with a cup of hot tea in my hand and the sun pouring in. Our backyard is south facing, so we get a lot of heat in the winter. When the old owners told me it just gets too hot in the winter, I laughed and shook my head because I couldn't imagine it. I have learned that if I have friends over for a visit in the afternoon, I have to close our living room blinds because the sun is too intense and you can't see each other. I will say though, with the severe cold we've had for the last month or so, the sun and warmth are always welcome. I worked on putting dates on a new calendar this morning and looked at all our plans. Each February or March, we gift the family with a two night stay in condos up in Estes. I always love going up to Estes with our entire family, minus our pups, for a weekend. WE used to try to get everyone out snow-shoeing, but with the littles it was just too hard. So now they all go to the sports store and do indoor rock climbing. This is our big family present for both girls.
Here is one of the beaches near Val; hubby and I are hoping for some new adventures this year, like kayaking on the river to the hidden water falls.
Do you have special plans or trips that you are dreaming of that helps pass the winter months?
Have a joy filled day!
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