Beginner Hikes Close to Denver

Beginner Hikes Close to Denver

Looking for a quick beginner hike less than an hour from Denver? I recommend Bear Creek Trail at Lair o’ the Bear Park in Idledale or Brother’s Lookout and Three Sisters Loop in Evergreen. Last weekend my pup and I went on both of these hikes, and they are perfect for...
How I Ran a Half Marathon in 4 Months

How I Ran a Half Marathon in 4 Months

Running is not my preferred way to stay active, but somehow I ended up completing a half marathon in under 2 hours with only 4 months of training and a knee brace. I am not a glamorous runner by any means; I breathe hard and stumble while also trying to maintain a...
How Have Pageants Shaped My Life?

How Have Pageants Shaped My Life?

When I was 15, I competed in my first pageant. Since then, they have given me life-altering skills that have built my confidence while also humbling me. From the connections I have made to the public speaking skills I have gained, they have shaped me as a teenager and...
How SkyDiving Changed My Life

How SkyDiving Changed My Life

When I was 18, I decided to jump out of a plane at 8,000 feet in the air. It changed my life because I take the mantra every day with me “If I can jump out of a plane, I can do this.”              Skydiving was something I always wanted to do, but my family did not...