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Keep Tahoe Blue

It’s no secret I love where I live; I wrote about it here. It’s also no secret that even with all its ups and downs, I love traveling...

A metaphor for life

Hiking a “14er” is a thing here in Colorado. It’s because our tallest mountains are 14,000 feet or higher, and we have to give hiking to...

An introduction

I want to introduce you to the work of someone you may not know, but who is by far and away one of my favorite online personalities. And...

It feels good to have a goal!

WARNING: Unsolicited post about money forthcoming. Just thought I’d offer that up as this topic can be touchy. Please, please read or...

An ode to home

“Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.” ~ Horace Greeley* I love this quote. It makes me think of adventure, freedom,...

If I can do it, you can do it

Have you thought this? Said this? I know I have - and do - all the time. All. The. Time. I’ve said it here, in this very blog, right to...

Be your own best friend

I was at a conference this week for work and I’m not going to lie you guys, it was rough. I mean they can just be rough, right? Sitting...

This week’s reminder

My fifteen-year-old niece just left town after staying with me for a week. It was cool and sometimes weird having her here. I’ve never...

Open, but cautiously so

Man, I got whomped recently. I put myself out there and I felt like I got a giant punch in the gut for my efforts. I was down for the...

To be or not to be…perfect (part 2)

I just threw out the coffee I made this morning. I used these beans I found in my cabinet that I’d gotten for free at a work event. I...

To be or not to be…perfect

I had a friend once tell me, “Don’t try to be perfect, try to be better.” This was a game-changer for me and I’ve been thinking a lot...

I hope you have this

I have known my friend Laurie for twenty years. We met at work and while we were instantly friendly, we weren’t instantly friends. You...

Stuff: a conundrum

When I told my mom that I wanted to get serious about writing, she suggested I write about my grandma Rosie. I was…reluctant. But since...

This didn’t happen overnight

First, I have to say that this is not the post I intended for today. But what I’ve quickly learned through this process of blogging, is...

Why write?

It’s hard being a writer or wanting to be a writer. It’s hard feeling like you have something to say, but also being aware that someone...

The post-travel letdown

Do you have this? Is this a thing for anyone else but me? Ok yes, a quick Google search indicates it is, but I can't help wondering if my...

 

Personal experience turned inspirational writing.