Last weekend, Frisco, Colorado hosted a roaring bonfire next to Lake Dillon. The Fire Department tended the blaze fueled by Christmas trees. That's one way to get rid of them! Mesmerized by the crackling fire, I found magic in silhouettes of the onlookers. When the wind changed direction, sparks flew and the crowd moved to better... Continue Reading →
Discovered with 6 Ironic Twists!
Welcome new blog followers! I hope you'll sit back, relax, and read how a surprising discovery was ironic in six twisted ways when one of my posts was featured on WordPress Discover. Last week, while sipping coffee and checking my Twitter notifications, I noticed WordPress had tweeted my blog post, 18 Best Blog Tips: New Ways... Continue Reading →
Notorious Colorado Weather – A Photo Essay
Colorado weather is notorious for its unpredictability, but I've never seen anything like the superstorm that arrived this week. 2017 has been a year of the unpredictable, with the death of my brother and ceiling cave-in. I keep looking for that silver lining. It's in my nature. A week ago, I worried about how I... Continue Reading →
Wild Conversations Overheard in Malibu and Boulder
I’ve overheard a lot of wild conversations. I’m an eavesdropper by nature. Shh! Don’t tell anyone… It can be very entertaining. Here are three conversations I've overheard. I just had to share: #1. While visiting Malibu, I walked through a parking a lot filled with sports cars and other gleaming top-of-the-line vehicles. A middle-aged couple... Continue Reading →
My Crazy Mind and Eating Without Inhaling
What if there was a way to slow down and enjoy what we eat? I would love that. Sometimes, when I'm hungry, I inhale my food. I look at my empty plate and think, "When did that happen?" You might have heard about mindful eating. It means savoring each bite by setting down your fork to chew... Continue Reading →
Summer’s Race for Stillness
Summer fun includes a wide range of activities. Some can be enjoyed at breakneck speeds while others require taking a moment to be still and take in the surrounding beauty. It's wildflower season in the high country. Summer is so fleeting at high altitudes, it's hard to find them at their peak. I went on... Continue Reading →
No, Means NO!
Vexed Man - Self-portrait sculpted in 1770 by Franz Messerschmidt Messerschmidt had a pretty fantastic sense of humor. I had to take a photo of his sculpture at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. It cracked me up. He looks like someone who reeeeeeally doesn't want to do something. I only have one question. How... Continue Reading →
There is something about theatrical lighting that transforms a performance. Geometric patterns create new spaces. They embrace the stage projecting structure in a facade. They appear in dramatic form and texture and then transform like a vaporous ghost into something quite different. Imagination is the only limitation. To say that I pounced on free tickets... Continue Reading →
Ski Therapy in Beaver Creek
My family went skiing at Beaver Creek Ski Resort, Colorado last weekend. I wondered if my knee would be stable and strong enough in the heavy wet snow. I knew it would be therapeutic to exercise in the fresh air. I had a partial knee replacement over a year ago. Although my doctor thought I... Continue Reading →
The Key to Success? Dancing!
Life can be ironic. I was just thinking about the correlation between dancing and blog views. Then this photo challenge appeared. Really! I've snow danced, rain danced and dance bombed. I've danced after finishing my handmade Christmas cards and before Polar Plunging. I've danced on New Year's Eve and at Two Jews and a Blonde. Then... Continue Reading →