Get Outdoors Closer to Denver: Chatfield State Park

 

A hop, skip, and a jump from downtown Denver lies Chatfield State Park situated in Littleton. The massiveness and diversity of land in this park allows for a ton of recreation that we often overlook due to its close proximity to Denver.

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Chatfield State Park is located about 30 minutes away from Downtown Denver, making it super accessible for all of us city dwellers.

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Can you Handel this? Classical Music Festivals in Colorado

Did you know that Colorado’s actually home to more than a dozen classical music festivals? Totally true!

handelColorado Public Radio wrote an awesome article detailing all of the festivals, and even put together a sweet map. For more info, click HERE.

FUN FACT: Not sure if you knew this or not, but yours truly (Kirsten) played various instruments in multiple symphonies and orchestras in the US and Czech Republic! it was an awesome time, and made me the person I am today. Read on to check out our favorites. Continue reading

24 hours in landscape 

 

Click on the picture and check out more of our adventures on instagram.

 
From Denver, CO, to Minneapolis, MN, to Grand Rapids, MI (not pictured), to Muskegon, MI – it’s been a beautiful 24 hours.

Taste of Pearl 2015 – Foodies Unite! & Venture to Boulder

I’m going to be upfront and honest with you, because that’s what we do here at DenverSpeax. Scout’s honor.

There may or may not have been times in the past where I was not exactly thrilled to travel to Boulder, and avoided it at all costs. The last time visiting Boulder, I almost started to appreciate it (because I found a Free People store on the mall)…BUT, I feel that this could turn my thinking around for good:

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Foodies UNITE! Click on the logo to check out the Taste of Pearl official site.

Tickets go on sale Sunday, March 1st for the event happening Sunday, April 19th from 2 – 6 pm MST. Continue reading

Be Present

Sometimes it’s hard to let go of all of the craziness around us. It can be hard to sit down and write a letter… To read a book… To really listen to what someone is saying.

Wherever you are, be all there.

-Jim Elliot

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Be patient, and practice being present.