My morning with a Little Scientist

I spent a couple of hours with my 18 month old neighbor today. If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching a little one explore recently, you don’t know what you’re missing. Everything fascinates him and his enthusiasm is contagious. Watching a wheel spin, trying to pick up rocks that are too heavy, finding oneContinue reading “My morning with a Little Scientist”

Frozen Dead Guy Days 2018

Most small towns have annual celebrations. Nederland Colorado, just west of Boulder at 8200 feet, is no exception. The only twist, is this festival is based on the aftermath of the death of “Grandpa Bredo.” He lived and died in Norway but following his 1989 death, his body was shipped to the US for cryogenicContinue reading “Frozen Dead Guy Days 2018”

Visitors in the forest

One of the joys of living in a national forest is finding wildlife right outside our home. Yesterday, this beautiful moose decided to give the truck a car wash and spend the night on the edge of our driveway. I woke up early, but she was gone.

The hidden meanings of a flower

Flowers given in celebration given in sympathy given to express love each species and color with its own message. Gerbera daisies, the fifth most popular flower in the world, represent cheerfulness, joy, innocence, and purity depending on the color (you’re probably wondering what numbers one through four are – stay tuned for the answer) TheContinue reading “The hidden meanings of a flower”