Thursday, May 17, 2018

I LIke Thursday #89 Mountains, craft shows, and a poodle

Welcome to this week's list of "likes" !
I love my pup... he's full of mischief and energy but... ain't he sweet?

This weekend to celebrate my birthday we went West! To the Mountains!
to Breckenridge, Evergreen, and Frisco CO. If we're a gonna' live here we better get to know it.

We started at one of my favorite things to do, go to an outdoor craft show! Horseshoe Craft show in Denver who invited all well behaved dogs and Milo met lots of them! He was so good!
How'd they know it was my birthday??!
We chatted with artists, and looked at pretty things, and met people and

 after enjoying this show, we walked over to the cutest little library...
It was in a tiny building in a park, built 100 years ago this year! I thought it must have been a church
But the librarian said it was built as a library. I love little neighborhoods like this with a respect for older buildings. They don't build them like this anymore
It was like a magical castle to my inner little girl!
We drove on to see what was happening in Evergreen CO, a little gold mining town that's now shops and bars
Built into the rocks of the Rockies
with mountain streams rushing through the town
The oldest bar, I was told Willie Nelson used to sing here.
The next day we enjoyed two more quaint mountain towns
in Frisco I think
Frisco an old mining town from 1870's and neighboring Breckenridge. Can't you just see miners coming into town on horseback, to weigh their gold and drink some whisky?

We started to get woozy after a few hours and dh looked up the altitude.
Too bad the oxygen store was closed, we were over 9000 feet and feeling lightheaded.

I have a lot more pics to share on the next post, but as this is an I Like post, I'll just throw in some normal likes such as...
Strong morning coffee (au lait) and an organic granola in a pretty dish. The day spreading before me...
Milo's growing rock collection
watching Milo play and get along with lots of dogs this weekend.
Hello cutie! Wanna come out and play?
He never got tired of it!
Milo's Moments: "Well, I might have gotten a bit of altitude sickness as I found I could only chase the phone case around the historic park for about 10 laps before I fell down laughing and panting. My peeps were amazed but I am just a "wild and crazy guy!"

Look at that cow kerchief Mama put on me! I got some pets from that you betcha! And that expensive harness you see??? I've almost chewed through it twice now! Ha! Enormous poodle teeth!
wanna read about my latest misdemeanor? look HERE

Don't forget to look for the other post on all the cool mountain stuff we did and saw coming up soon. Mama will put in a link: (mountain-towns-tour HERE !), or just go sniffing around!

My friends keeping it paw-sitive this week are....join us sometime, won't you?

linking to some of these
Our World Tuesday
Travel_Tuesday  Our World Tuesday

  http://sky watch Fridays
Thankful Thursdays pet parade
willy nilly Friday (random images)
habbyartboutique fridays    


Home Sewn By Us said...

Good Morning LeeAnna! Happy Happy belated Birthday!! {{Hugs}} It looks like you had a fabulous day for your adventures. All of those towns look like great fun to explore and that library - wow. They don't build anything like they used to. We just had a HUGE fire in a church that was built in 1878 - they were doing roof work, and it went up in flames. It was SO sickening to see - made me cry. But no room for downers here - I love all your likes today. Especially your boy, Milo. ~smile~ Roseanne

Unknown said...

Sounds like a great exploring weekend for you. My birthday was on Mother's Day, so happy belated bday! I have been hibernating in my sewing room finishing up a competition quilt. Hope to come up for air next week. Then back to work with customers patiently waiting. Hugs, sharon

Mary in Peoria Handmade said...

Happy belated birthday fellow Taurus! Love these trips you are sharing. Have fun with Milo. mary in Az

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

Aren't birthdays wonderful days! Though old now, I appreciate them even more!So happy belated. What great explorers the three of you are and so much to see out there. I went to a Willie Nelson concert once and it was great...he sang the whole time, hardly took a break and sounded just like we know him to sound. Love his "maybe I didn't love you". I really like that photo of You and Milo.

Sara said...

Happy birthday! The altitude used to get to me when we would go skiing in the Rockies. But it looks like you had some fun there.

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

Happy Birthday - I agree your pup is adorable! Glad you had a fun trip for your special day.

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

Happy Birthday! Glad you got to go out exploring, and found some neat things to share with all of us. I loved your post about Milo's paper escapade!

Suzanne said...

We visited some of the same towns a few years ago...beautiful country. The altitude can really be difficult. Happiest of Birthdays to you!

Michele McLaughlin said...

Happy Belated Birthday! Milo is just gorgeous! I don't know what is with him and his sister and rocks. She has a collection too!

Brian's Home Blog said...

That sure is a lot of pretty scenery and Happy Belated Birthday from all of us. That Milo always makes us smile! Thanks for joining the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

PaintedThread said...

Happy birthday! And what fun bunch of photos. The town hall in Norwood, MA looks like a church, but has always been the town hall. Good stuff. :-)

Angie in SoCal said...

Happy Birthday! The libraries in Colorado are exceptional. Looks like it was a fun trip.

Snap said...

Happy Birthday! Colorado is such a pretty state. A craft show--wonderful to celebrate your special day. Libraries are wonderful. Looks like it was a fun adventure and Milo met some new friends.

Michelle said...

Happy Birthday! Those towns look like a lot of fun. Places I would like to explore. I am like Milo...I have some trouble with altitude! lol Thanks for linking up today!

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday! Your dog is adorable. <3

Spare Parts and Pics said...

I like Milo's rock collection!! That little town of Evergreen looks very cool and fun to explore.

Lea said...

I love outdoor arts and crafts, libraries, rushing streams and dogs!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Shannon said...

What a wonderful little library! I have fond memories of Frisco from when I was a kid, we often had ski races or summer art festivals (with my mom) in breckendridge, copper mountain, or other summit county places, but they were really expensive to stay in so we used to stay in Frisco instead. I remember there was one chain hotel we stayed at for several years running. It was nothing at all special, but it had an indoor pool, and as a kid, that was the best thing ever.

Kay L. Davies said...

Oh, Milo, you mischievous fellow, chewing your harness! But you were so good with the other dogs. Bonnie-Belinda and I are proud of you.
And LeeAnna, what a wonderful way to celebrate your birthday. Places to go, people and things to see! Too bad about the oxygen, but I'm thinking you must have a slow climb up to that altitude, so that you didn't notice it right away. Congratulations on your birthday, and hugs to you and Milo.
Thank you for sharing.
Kay (and Bonnie-Belinda)
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Lady Fi said...

Awww - lovely dog!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, cute photos of Milo. Happy belated birthday, your getaway looks like a nice time. The crafts festivals are fun. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your day and weekend.

carol l mckenna said...

Happy Birthday to you and lovely post of Milo and fun at the craft show!

Happy Day to you,
C & Z

Tails Around the Ranch said...

Always a fun outing going to the Little Bear bar in Evergreen. Hope you enjoyed your mountain trek.

Powell River Books said...

Nice you have such a loving pup. - Margy

A Colorful World said...

Evergreen looks like such fun! Nice post!

Betty J. Crow said...

Happy Birthday! Milo sure took you on a fun trip! He is looking mighty handsome in his cowkerchief. :)

Lydia C. Lee said...

Happy birthday - and what a fab walk~

M. K. Clinton said...

I love visiting old towns and shopping is the best! I'd love to visit Breckenridge. ♥ Thanks for Pet Parading this week.

likeschocolate said...

What a cutie!