Category Archives: Breckenridge

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Eve family church service snowing & wrapped up warm, last minute Christmas shopping, walking through Breckenridge enjoying the lights.  Hanging the stockings by the fireplace, setting out the goodies for Santa & his reindeers (still).  Christmas morning opening presents, … Continue reading

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Angles in Architecture

We had never built a house before.  So a few years ago, when we decided to go ahead, we spent a significant amount of time researching architects and were very happy to finally get to work with Hagman Architects based … Continue reading

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View from the top

Yesterday we peaked Peak 8 part of the Tenmile Range here in Breckenridge.  The mountain range is an extension of The Rockies and lies to the west of the Continental Divide. Peak 8 is best known for having the highest … Continue reading

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All creatures great and small

Our objective this year is to see a bear, at a safe distance of course.  However we’ve had to content ourselves with an assortment of smaller creatures and some more domesticated than others.  However we wake up each day in … Continue reading

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Breckenridge in the Spring time

It is of course too much to hope that our children’s various school vacations match up, they don’t of course.  This did allow however me to take our eldest with good friend ski-ing to Colorado at Spring Break.  It is … Continue reading

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Colorado, An Adopted State

Colorado is our adopted State.  Whilst two of our kids were born in California, and we’ve lived in Texas, Colorado is where we choose to be. In the Rocky Mountains, 100 miles west of Denver, lies the small historic town … Continue reading

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Dusty & Dirty

We collected the kids from Cheley Camp mid August. Having thankfully counted 60 fingers & toes between them, we loaded the car with a considerable amount of luggage and headed off.  We were rewarded on the journey home with tales … Continue reading

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View from the deck

The deck wraps around the entire front of the house, and with it comes some pretty amazing views.  This summer we have seen snow, the biggest storm Breckenridge has seen in 30 years, and plenty of sun.  With a 180 … Continue reading

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Fox on a hot flat roof

When you make a home in the mountains amongst the trees, no doubt you inadvertently build over the homes of some more long term forest dwellers.  I have watched this summer with interest birds making their nests under the eves, … Continue reading

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Four little words

This is the first summer that we have used our house in Breckenridge.  It seems now so easy to say those four little words that over the last three years have taken over our lives. Those being “we built a … Continue reading

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