Baha’i Temple, Wilmette, Illinois

This beautiful landmark can be seen if you drive north from Chicago along the lake shore through Evanston into Wilmette. The Baha’i Temple, officially called The Baha’i House of Worship, is one of 7 in the world. If you’re unfamiliar with this religion, it’s basic teachings include equality, world peace, and unity. During my recent,Continue reading “Baha’i Temple, Wilmette, Illinois”

Two Weeks

I needed a break from my blog, but I’m back. Two weeks ago today, feels like months, I flew home after cutting my trip to Chicago short. When I left Colorado on March 13, I had school events scheduled, a store event, and plans with friends. Things changed, hour by hour, moment by moment. MyContinue reading “Two Weeks”

Thursday Thoughts

If you follow this blog, you know my affinity for the beauty in nature, animals, and children. This is my last Colorado sunrise for a week because I’m heading to Chicago. (I’ll pause here for your thoughts on traveling at the moment.) See you from Chicago. 😊

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”

Final Full Moon of the Decade

I got home late last night after an amazing trip. My flight was delayed and I managed to get the very last seat standby seat on a different flight (thanks United!) I didn’t see the moon on the ride home from the airport, but the night was illuminated so I hoped it would come intoContinue reading “Final Full Moon of the Decade”