Vacation Mode

We vacation well. Really well. We realize that there are trips where we need to see and do as much as possible and trips where we need to rest. To sit. To sleep. To move as little as possible. Hello, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico! This trip was one of those trips….the not moving kind of […]

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Starting Again (Again)

In an effort to find things that are meaningful to write about, things that others might find interesting, I’ve found that I’ve lost my ‘voice’. I start writing only to get stuck because I can’t quite figure out what it is I should be saying. I’m not even sure if that makes much sense, but […]

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An Autumnal Celebration

When we were in college, we lived in married student housing on campus of CU Boulder. (Go Buffs!) It would be so easy to focus on the hard parts of that time of our lives – having a baby (and then another) without health insurance, living off student loans, hot water radiators in our apartment […]

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On Our Way

As with most trips, by the time the planning is done, and the paying for is (almost) done, and the getting the house and the pets and the kid who is holding all those things together done…well, it’s exhausting. EXHAUSTING. Sure there is the excitement that comes with a long journey but sometimes, you (as […]

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Summertime

This summer season I am doing a few things differently than usual. Rather than being completely unscheduled for a few (rather glorious) weeks, I’m involved in a journaling ‘class’. The daily prompts show up via email while I am sleeping and have me writing in the early mornings in the garden while I listen to […]

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