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Creating An Oasis

Creating An Oasis

Jun 1, 2012

We have always had a tiny back yard.  Our lot butts up against the neighbors with only 25 feet separating our homes.  We had some mature trees and bushes which helped to provide some privacy and shade, but only a small concrete walkway and a 10′ x10′ brink patio we put in when the kids were little. The rest of the ground was covered with small...

Vacation Less Traveled

Vacation Less Traveled

Oct 1, 2011

My day is pretty predictable. Wake up, go for a cardio walk with Linda, work at CSG, train at 24 Hour Fitness, then home for dinner, TV, reading, bed. (Rinse & Repeat)  So when we go on vacation, the LAST thing I’m looking for is a plan.  I especially don’t want to take a bus tour with a group, dine with a crowd, or be on anything that even...

ENA Launch Party

ENA Launch Party

Oct 1, 2011

Official Launch Party Took Place!   Saturday, October 1, 2011 Thanks to everyone (in person and virtually) for sharing this exciting launch of Empty Nester Adventures with us.  Family, friends and neighbors celebrated with us at our home as we enjoyed desserts together and shared great insights for future topics!  We so appreciated everyone’s support...

Local Festivals/Local Flavor

Local Festivals/Local Flavor

Sep 29, 2011

I love local festivals! There is simply no better way to get a sense for a community that to attend a local celebration.  Generally, attending a festival is a free or low cost experience. While some charge a gate admission, most are free to attend.  But be sure to have some cash on hand so you can enjoy the local tastes and flavors or show from the...

Find Yourself Outdoors

Find Yourself Outdoors

Sep 28, 2011

One of the great uses of your extra time as an empty nester is to volunteer your time and services to activities, programs and organizations for which you have a passion. For those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors and working with your hands, HistoriCorps is a great option. Started in 2009, HistoriCorps is a program of Colorado Preservation, Inc....