This is another one of my favorite autumn drives in Colorado – Hwy 67 from Divide to Cripple Creek. It’s lined with aspen groves and scenic vistas and one of those perfectly winding mountain roads.
There have been more than a few occasions over the past four years that I’ve lamented living in Colorado (I know, the shame! there’s a part of me that’s still a city girl) but lately I have been falling madly in love again – if only because it is the perfect backdrop for some grand adventures. Or really, the adventures don’t have to be all that grand when they’re set against this kind of backdrop.
A simple afternoon drive, a picnic of peanut butter sandwiches, a walk through a leaf pile.
You’re never going to have that moment back. So soak it up!
True love, that about sums it up. A mad love affair with Colorado, with this crisp and colorful season, and with the fact that we’re alive. It’s an incredible (and sappy – no apologies here) thing.
I still have a few more things on my fall list to accomplish (I’ll be sharing later this week) but so far the season has gone by so pleasantly. Although it never seems to last long enough, let’s try not to get ahead of ourselves.
Now, Fall, if we could only talk about the fact that your friend Winter is always tagging along on your heels way too closely …