Tag: Colorado

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Clearing Cobwebs from the Mind

Sometimes, you just need to take a step back and exit the rat race. Perhaps reevaluate your life or just take a time out. This year, we took a long weekend near Lake City, Colorado. Lake City is a small seasonal town surrounded by large mountains. It’s a […]

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Who we gonna end up being?

I was surprised recently to be nominated by Anita Bowden for The Three-Day Lyrical Challenge. I enjoy the spiritual but not religious bent to her blog. Thank you for “nominating” me, Anita! I wanted to share Free Life by Dan Wilson with you. I love the way it […]

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Last Stand on the Prairie

Prairie dogs have a language all their own. They’re not really dogs, they are really part of the marmot family, but they bark and yip like dogs, which is how they got their name. Sophisticated research has found their language to be quite complex, as you can learn […]

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It Takes a Tiny Village

Safety and security are fundamental needs for us. Without them, the world is difficult to navigate. In fact, many homeless people develop mental health needs, but they can make a real turn around just by having a safe place of their own, no matter what size. I’ve blogged […]

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Thoughts on Being Strong

When you are strong, you get things done. Through grit and determination, you meet goals that others said were impossible. (Yup, I started law school as a single mother of three, ended as a married mother of four. And I still passed the bar exam the first time.) […]

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Going with the flow – Paragliding style!

Quite by happenstance, we saw these paragliders during a day in the mountains. The gliders seemed so carefree and effortless as they floated down. Some went quickly, and some more leisurely, but in all cases, they stayed in the flow of air. They didn’t fight it, and their […]