Tag Archives: Colorado

Saying Yes

We had work to do in the morning so after lingering in bed for a bit, we rose and got to it. I had some stories to frame for a trade publication, he had calls and in between working I … Continue reading

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A ramble about going somewhere

We have a train that runs through town here and in the warmer months, when the windows are open we can hear the whistle blow and sometimes that whistle blows loud and long and other times it’s a short sharp … Continue reading

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Nothing Happened. Everything Happened.

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” Bertrand Russell Road tripping does good for the soul. Adventures that involve new sights and minimal deadlines and space to freely roam open my eyes and mind and provide that mind … Continue reading

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An introvert’s reflection on replenishment

Maybe we should bail on our hike I said to Rob Saturday afternoon. I was tired, have been tired, weary of too many plans, being on the go all the time, and it’s all good, but I was feeling cranky … Continue reading

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Why We are Here: Two Weeks in Rocky Mountain National Park

The following essay was derived from my Artist-in-Residency in Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2012. “Why We Are Here” has been entered into the park’s permanent collection and can be viewed at Moraine Park Visitor Center. Extraordinary experiences often … Continue reading

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Detour to Sprague Lake on a Tuesday afternoon: Looking for and finding Inspiration

  This post is a random rambling or glimmers of a gift I gave to myself yesterday. I was in need of inspiration and so I went out to find it. I thought I’d share with you, my fellow creative … Continue reading

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Ordinary Moments: Crazy diamonds, a churning sea, and a family of bears

I had to fight a battle with my ex-husband early this year, one that he announced on Christmas Eve 2013 and that temporarily drained my spirit and left me unable to write from my truest space. During that time I … Continue reading

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My heart is home: No longer nesting solo

Four years to the day that I purchased my first home, I sold it. My living room had two red accent walls and the kitchen a yellow one and I painted the dining room green, my bathroom turquoise and installed … Continue reading

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Leaping from Massachusetts to Colorado: Trying to answer why

I am often asked what drew me to leap my life from Boston to Colorado and I think how can we distill any of our life decisions into a neat set of ingredients, in the form of a recipe to … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me: Let’s sparkle

Another birthday is on the horizon and I’m reflecting on the past year and making promises to myself for the next. Balking at another year older is not my style because what’s the point? Everyone and everything on the planet … Continue reading

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