Fun in the Fresh Air

The pop-up camper has been hauled out of storage, cleaned, and dragged up to the mountains…which can only mean one thing:  Summer has officially started!  That’s right…this past weekend we spent a couple nights enjoying some time away from the daily chaos at Camp Dick campground in Peaceful Valley, Colorado.  We stayed at this site last year and...

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Camping Season Has Begun

Hooray…the camping season is finally here!  This past weekend Jen and I took the family up north to Carter Lake, CO.  While it wasn’t the most ‘off-the-beaten-path’ site around, it was a good first trip of the summer.  Since we are going camping three out of the next four weekends, it was nice to get the camper out  and make sure everything...

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The Family Reunion – 2008

Even though our summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest yet…we didn’t let that stop us from making our annual trip down to New Mexico for Jen’s Family Reunion! We left on Friday morning (July 4th) and spent 2 nights in Mora, New Mexico with our family. It was a great time and we are so lucky to be able to spend at least a few days with our loved...

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The Chavez Family Reunion, 2007

Continuing our busiest summer on record, Jen and I packed the family up and headed down to Mora, New Mexico for her family’s annual reunion. It was a quick trip (July 6th – July 8th), and involved almost 14 hours of driving, but it was well worth it. Pulling into the campsite, we immediately noticed how the area has been receiving lots of rain over the...

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Welcome to ‘Camp Oldweiler’

So for those who don’t know, Jen and I recently purchased a ‘Pop Up Camper’!! While we enjoy tent-camping, we realized that it was going to be too much of an effort to get-up-and-go with 3 kiddos. In fact we only have been a couple of times with Cameron and Ellie, so we felt anything we could do to help ourselves take the kids camping was a good thing....

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