If I said that I lost my dad sixteen years ago today, it might conjure an image of him wandering around a bookstore, hidden in the history section. Or, perhaps, in the Brown County art gallery he loved so much. He used to take an excruciatingly long amount of time staring at each oil portrait … Continue reading Grief and Gratitude.
Guys - I hope you had a lovely weekend. Mine was great! I hiked (more on that soon), went out with friends, and visited a neat bookstore in Denver's West Highlands neighborhood. This place (West Side Books) is exactly what a little independent bookstore should be. The shelves were stacked with new, used, and rare … Continue reading Page Turner.
During my morning run to Starbucks, even though I could see my breath, the air had that feel of Florida in the Spring, early in the morning before the sun has warmed the sand. Sure enough, it turned into a beautiful day. To take advantage of the blue sky and light breeze, I took a … Continue reading Swing Dance.
Do you ever get that feeling, when you're looking at one of your parents, when you just love them so much that you fear you can't hold it all, and surely something inside you will explode from the beauty and glee and gratitude and fear? I felt that way earlier as I watched my mom … Continue reading Hallelujah, By and By.
Hello friends. I might not be around this week, so I thought I'd give you all your valentine a little early. I feel blessed to have such an awesome family and so many wonderful friends. My life is filled with more love than anyone could ask for. Thank you all for being you.
Do you see that sliver of silver in the photo above? That, friends, is Barr Lake. As you may remember, my first attempt to reach the lake was unsuccessful, as was my second. On this sunny Saturday, I decided to try again. As I drove towards the lake, flocks of hundreds of geese flew overhead … Continue reading Barred for Life.