Kelly is a cultured and skilled writer who enjoys blogging about travel and freelancing for newspapers & magazines. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and Author of It Depends: A Guide to Peace.
August is the perfect time to visit a reservoir less traveled than the ones commonly known and loved in Colorado. This body of water is close enough to civilization, yet far enough that cell service is sparse. It’s a location that envelopes any nature lover in full, green aspens and pines, clean mountain air, and refreshing waters from last winter’s runoff.
Skaguay Reservoir is a 114-acre lake located on CR 861, about 20 minutes outside of Victor, Colorado. Although it is smaller than other l...
On a cool August evening in 1983, a full moon hung in the dark navy sky drowning out the shining stars surrounding it. Just beneath the night’s natural light, the ivory peak of Colorado’s Cow Mountain reflected the moon’s golden glow concealing the shadowy mountains below it.
When people think of Colorado, most do not envision the state as a prime location for outdoor water sports and activities. Although it is known for its wicked hikes up 14ers and mountain biking, Colorado may surprise you with its offerings in the water sports world.
We may not have oceans, but we do have incredible lakes, beautiful rivers, and plentiful amounts of outdoor water sports activities that are fun for all ages.
A District 20 program is helping students grow, one overseas trip at a time.
“International travel can be life changing,” said D-20 Assistant Director of Learning Services Dr. Ruthi Manning-Freeman. “The students come back with a renewed sense of patriotism.”
Manning-Freeman manages the district’s Foreign Exchange Programs, which started simply with an inbound program in 1999.
For much of 89-year-old Evelyn Stokes’ life, the Cheyenne Mountain resident has been in possession of a historical quilt that she is now contributing to the Permanent Quilt Collection at the National Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Headquarters in Washington D.C.
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A 30 second TV commercial for Phil Long Truck World. Concept and Copy by Kelly Branyik.
Breaking Through the Fear of Travel
I sat on a bench just at the end of the thick stone bridge overlooking the icy, white Houhai Lake. The day was bright. Even brighter with the hazy sky against it. The iced lake looked like a thick layer of clouds and I was at the edge of a cliff. Just to the left of me was a line of trees hugging the edge I imagined I was on. The famous Marble Boat of Beijing’s Summer Palace was docked just near the edge of the bridge, anchored in by the thick ice.
Just a y...
A 30 Second TV spot for Phil Long Hyundai Chapel Hills Freedom Sale and Summer Clearance Event. Audio and Visual Concepts created by Kelly Branyik.
A 30 Second TV Commerical for Phil Long Ford of Motor City's Grand Reopening. Audio and Visual Concepts created by Kelly Branyik.