The Colorado Rockies: Coors Field Denver, Colorado

(Her)  There are only two reasons why I go to baseball games. 

  1. I love my husband and he loves baseball.
  2. The food, fans, and culture.

Whenever we go on vacation, part of the trip is planned around seeing a major league baseball game.  I honestly don’t care for baseball, but I do love seeing what each ballpark has to offer.  Don’t get me wrong, I have an affinity for the Brewers, but it’s because they are familiar to me.  You start to assume that baseball IS Bob Uecker, beer, hotdogs, sausage races and seventh inning polkas.  It’s hard to go to someone else’s city and root for anyone.  Like the food that they serve, baseball games are a great place to quickly learn about the city’s culture and the people that live there. Continue reading

Vacation Haikus

We recently returned from our trip to Colorado where we enjoyed a ballgame in Denver, hiked the sand dunes, went whitewater rafting and enjoyed all kinds of odd little roadside attractions. We usually plan out our meals on vacation, but this time we were staying in the middle of nowhere and a lot of our excursions took us off the beaten path. We learned that for a state that’s all about conservation, they sure don’t care if they waste food–their portions are often ridiculous.    I could have fed all the homeless in Denver with my leftovers. Continue reading