We got up in the wee hours of the morning. That means early, real early. 5:30 a.m. early. Normally, I get up two hours later so let’s just say I was a little loopy. We grabbed fruit from our hotel’s breakfast bar, filled our coffee mugs and headed out. We were up this early for a prairie chicken tour, yes, I was doing this for the birds. This bird, the
This post is a little off-topic, but not far off. I’m obsessed with the new show, “North America” on Discovery. The reason this post isn’t entirely irrelevant to HeidiTown is because the show has shot scenes in Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. Plus, HeidiTown is actually located in North America. If you haven’t watched “North America,” it is a seven-part series that started in May. The series comes to an
Nature has always played a significant role in my life. I was born in a hospital that overlooked the Pacific Ocean, I grew up in a house in the woods and we spent family vacations at National Parks across the western United States. Through these experiences I developed a relationship with nature, and an intense respect for the natural world, but this isn’t the case for everyone. Many people never
The following is the transcript from HeidiTown’s weekly radio segment on KRFC 88.9 FM in Fort Collins, Colorado. Covering the weekend of January 6-8, 2012. Listen to the audio —> HERE. Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and road trips around Colorado. It’s looking like January is a rather quiet month in Northern Colorado, so if you know of an
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? It’s October and that means haunted houses and ghost tours, but there’s a lot of other stuff going on too. From Durango to Fort Collins, it’s another exciting weekend to be living in Colorado. For those of you who subscribe, you have to head over to HeidiTown.com to watch the video.
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? From chili festivals to Oktoberfests, it’s never boring in Colorful Colorado. Here’s my segment for this week – the HeidiTown.com segments air on Wednesdays and Fridays on KRFC 88.9 FM. Note to my wonderful subscribers: You will have to head over to HeidiTown.com to view the video in this blog post.
While walking the dog at a lake near my house this past weekend, I stopped for a moment, in awe of a huge flock of geese flying overhead. There were at least 200 geese in this enormous V, each taking a turn flying at the back and then making their way to somewhere in the middle of the V. I watched, mesmerized until they disappearing into the southern horizon. As