Scaling Mount Evans or Why we needed hot chocolate in July

This was the first vacation to Colorado where children's activities and nap schedules didn't dictate all of our plans. (A CHEER for family progress!) Finally able to venture a little further from Grandma and Papa's house, one of our jaunts was to meet my brother Tim for dinner in Idaho Springs, a small mountain town about 45 minutes from Denver. Tim loves the mountains. As county commissioner of Clear Creek County and a resident of Idaho Springs, Tim has become somewhat of a history buff of … [Read more...]