Why We Are MAD – Our Keepsake Story
Rolling on the Floor Laughing
Is Love Even Real?
Keep it Real
…you’re not here

Addicted to Hiking

Pawnee Pass, Pawnee Peak, Indian Peaks Wilderness, MAD Hippies Life, Addicted to Hiking

After years of hiking in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, we’ve finally accepted that we are addicted to hiking. There’s just no substitute for being in the high country, apart from Continue Reading →

I am the Father of a Stillborn

Life is Full of Curve Balls, Coping With The Death of a Child, Stillborn

I am the Father of a stillborn. There are times when we are powerless in our situations and find ourselves losing it, falling deeper and deeper into an abyss where Continue Reading →

Imagination Ends When We Stop Dreaming

Rush R40 Tour

True artistry will always come from experience. How that experience finds its way into the lives of strangers is the key to moving others and bringing us a little closer Continue Reading →

Independence Is Not a Gift

Ladybug, Insect, Flowers, wildflowers, MAD Hippies Life, Independence

Independence is not a gift, it’s earned. Everyone, at some point, will fight something bigger than themselves and stand a bit taller and stronger in the aftermath. Stand strong in Continue Reading →

Hiking Lost Lake

Miller Harrell, Debbie Harrell, MAD Hippies Life, Indian Peaks Wilderness, Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Lost Lake

Welcome to springtime in the Colorado Rocky Mountains! The winter thaw is upon us, the creeks and rivers are running fast, the lakes are filling back up and the wildflowers Continue Reading →

Watching Time Watch Us Watch Time

MAD Hippies Life, Watching Time watch Us Watch Time, Love, Life, Experience

How do you get two people to be in the same place, hell just the same general geographical proximity, at the same time that they would be caught up in Continue Reading →

Lucky Pie – Denver Lodo

Lucky Pie, Lodo, Denver, Pizza, Beer, Love, Outdoor Patio

So there you are, sitting in the Mile High City craving the only true comfort food known to mankind that can actually fill the empty void. Add to that a Continue Reading →

Love and Trust

Love and Trust

I am incapable of loving or trusting someone whose memories are not my own. There’s a lot in that statement, perhaps more than one would care to ponder. Needless to Continue Reading →

Lake Isabelle Early Spring Hike

Winter Indian Peaks Wilderness Colorado

This is indeed why we hike, why we seek the solace of the high country and why we love sharing our experiences that others might be inspired to step out Continue Reading →