Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday Photos and Another Fire

This is why I love Colorado. While driving back from a hair appointment, I can gaze out the window at a view like this!

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Use Me and Abuse Me Day – Dancing for Snow Edition

Frolicking in the snow last year. It is time for another Use Me and Abuse Me Day here on the Wild Ride. This is my way of thanking all of you for reading my blog. It is like having a … Continue reading

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HEAD’S UP! UMAAMD is Coming Wednesday

Just look at the snow! This is a photo from last year… Another Use Me and Abuse Me Day is tomorrow, Wednesday the 28th. This virtual party will rock, so come by with a link and hang out a while. Pick … Continue reading

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I Am a Virgin

I’ll admit it. I have never done it. It was way too risky for me. Lack of protection and the aftermath if compromised has kept me from the experience. But, I am finally ready. The idea of trying something new … Continue reading

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Tackling the Turkey

Don’t I look confident? It is all a facade. When my children were younger, I would get nervous just thinking about Thanksgiving. Roasting that humongous bird was intimidating. All those years of my own mother making the perfect feast loomed … Continue reading

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Boycott the Madness

Back in the day, the Friday after Thanksgiving was the traditional kick-off for holiday shopping. After perusing the advertisements in the morning, we would devise a plan for the next day. Then we would enjoy time with our family by … Continue reading

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What Will You Do with the Bonus?

Thanksgiving is a few days away. Can I help you up from the floor? There is a reason why it has crept up so fast. November 22nd is the earliest date possible. The holiday is always celebrated on the fourth … Continue reading

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Very Few Words Wednesday and a Photo

Although the Colorado ski season has been in full swing for a few weeks, Danny and I started ours last Saturday with a couple of runs at Breckenridge. Cue gratuitous cheesy ski photo…

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Singing Happy Birthday is Risky Business – $10,000 Worth!

It’s birthday week at the Lindau’s. From the 11th to the 20th we will celebrate my sister’s, son’s, mother-in-law’s and husband’s special day. Whew! There will be many presents purchased, cakes baked and photographs taken. We are going to celebrate! … Continue reading

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Favorite Friday Photo

This is one of my favorite autumn photographs, taken with my Nikon Coolpix Camera in early October. While the East continues to get pummeled with rain and snow, the West has remained warm and dry. Forecasters are finally predicting snow … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain High

Along with the re-election of our President, Coloradans legalized marijuana. What does that mean? It is now legal to grow six plants in homes across the state. Adults over the age of 21 will be able to purchase an ounce … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch Your Clocks…Yet!

It is Daylight Saving Time when we are told to set our clocks back one hour, but I am begging you, DON’T DO IT! Think about it for a minute. How important is time? There must be a moment every … Continue reading

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Gift or Curse? Flash Fiction

Cutting across the yard on the way to school had been a habit for Oscar. But today when he gazed at the caution tape across the old McAllister place, he shivered while memories niggled like dead flies waking up on … Continue reading

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