Why I’m feeling over the moon πŸŒ™ πŸ’œ πŸŒ

This week, we received accolades from two STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) professionals for the book ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON.Β  “This short children’s book imparts many pearls of wisdom about the qualities of a scientist, while telling an engaging story about a girl’s caring relationship with her younger brother. Using her ingenuity, imagination, andContinue reading “Why I’m feeling over the moon πŸŒ™ πŸ’œ πŸŒ”

Air and Space Museum – Denver

The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado. Yesterday, I was on a field trip with second and third graders and we were led by a former Navy officer who shared some personal experiences and talked about the different aircraft above andContinue reading “Air and Space Museum – Denver”

Continental Divide

I remember a John Belushi fish-out-of-water movie from the 1980s named Continental Divide. It may have been my first exposure to the beauty that is Colorado. This exquisite view, snow capped peaks above tree line is something I appreciate every time I see it.

Halloween done perfectly (Piermont part one)

Playing tourist yesterday in a quaint New York town on the Hudson River, I saw this inviting display outside of a store. I’m not a fan of scary decorations, artificial cobwebs (since I work hard to get rid of real ones), or anything with blood & gore. This embodies my idea of Halloween. πŸŽƒ πŸ§‘πŸŒΌπŸŽƒπŸ§‘πŸŒΌ

Wish You Were Here

Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love the library and getting a library card is always my first stop when I move to a new town. In the suburbs of Chicago were I lived for many years, my friends joked it was my version of “Cheers!” Meaning it’s the place where everybody knowsContinue reading “Wish You Were Here”

Spectacular Sight

These two males drew a crowd Saturday evening. I’ve been to Brainard Lake and Indian Peaks Wilderness Area before, but this was my first time seeing the adult male moose I had been hoping to find. Moose are considered by some to be the most dangerous animals in our forest. Thanks to a powerful zoomContinue reading “Spectacular Sight”