Pink Sunrise with the Moon

Sometimes when I’m driving in the mountains, not far from home, I catch a view that can’t be described. Even the photo doesn’t really do it justice. The snow capped peaks looked iridescent and whiter in real life.

Ski Day! Colorado

When you haven’t done something in a while, the first time back feels like an experiment. Will I still remember how to do this? Will I still enjoy it? I missed the entire last season of skiing due to a shoulder injury, but I’m happy to say I don’t think I lost any of myContinue reading “Ski Day! Colorado”

Another Day, Another Animal Parade

When I visited Estes Park, Colorado, home to Rocky Mountain National Park in December 2013, I saw my first elk. I remember how cool that seemed. I spent a week skiing, checking out a few different places, and visiting family. This trip, prompted by my desire to move from the city to the mountains forContinue reading “Another Day, Another Animal Parade”

Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge

I’m a few days behind on  Julie Hedlund’s 12 Days of Christmas Challenge for Writers where on days 2 and 3, she suggests focusing on Surprises and Successes instead of resolutions. (More about days 4-12 later.) My list of 3 or more surprises and as many successes as I can think of is shared below. I’mContinue reading “Surprises and Successes 12 Days of Christmas Challenge”