Taking into consideration what is in our control and what is not, I think this is the best time of life, as is living up here in the mountains, in Lake City, Colorado. I always find it interesting from people who are considering moving up here full time, wondering what the heck do we do in the winter!
We don’t sit in huddles in front of a fire wishing we were someplace else! No one is forced to stay! October through April can be most satisfying as the peacefulness of the mountains comes alive.
The many sunny, sapphire blue skies of Lake City, where we get outside to walk and ski and snowshoe, get us through the snowy, dark, colder than cold days.
The extra busyness of the warm months is past but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to do! Some of our businesses actually care about the locals!
Climb is another fun opportunity in living here. Last weekend was the wine pairing. It was fun to visit with new people – who were wondering what it’s like to live here full-time, and to enjoy different foods with different wines and how the drink enhanced the food; all of this at the hands of Chef Linda and her husband, Jerry.
Chef Linda coming out to see if we are happy – YES!
Jerry explaining to us what we are experiencing
How lovely! Presentation is an important part of the dining experience!
This Sunday a group of us are going to Climb’s once a month brunch! Good food with good company – does it get any better!
On ‘Super Bowl Sunday’ there was a group of us who were not some the millions…a bunch of us non-conformist were at our movie theater, The Mountaineer, in our little mountain village, enjoying Little Women – thanks again to our beloved proprietor – hugs Phil!!
The weekend before at The Mountaineer was the latest Star Wars movie and this weekend it is Knives Out – how fun!
The owners of The Mountaineer movie theater are also first time grandparents!!!
As with people anywhere: we work, we volunteer, we go to church and get with friends, we enjoy being outdoors, we walk our dogs, we go to the dentist, the post office and the library, we dine out and go to the movies and we do it all at 9,000 feet! Life is even more special living in the midst of nature as we breathe fresh air and don’t deal with traffic! There’s no driving to the gym or pool for exercise; we just walk outside! Life is good! Health and happiness abound!
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