Gaper Day is a tradition at ski resorts. Even if they don't have a party, the last day of the season brings out the gaper in most skiers and snowboarders. We drove to Vail for their closing day. They had their spring splash the weekend before, but it didn't dampen the party atmosphere. What's a... Continue Reading →
I went to a therapist for the first time with the intention of getting over my brother's sudden death after trying to save him. When my father died, it hit me harder the second six months. I needed some coping skills. I wanted to expedite the process of grieving. Get over it faster. "I know you... Continue Reading →
When life becomes a cosmic joke, I'm ready for the punchline. It's more than traumatic when someone healthy dies moments after you speak with them. My mind has been flooded with what ifs and the disbelief that anyone could sit down and pass away from a clot. I'm still in shock after almost three weeks. So... Continue Reading →
I was shocked to read an article by the Associated Press about Twitter. Few have signed up for an account since the US election. I assumed with political tweets making worldwide news, people would be curious to see them first hand. Nope. People use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family. It remains... Continue Reading →
When your demon washing machine is haunted, what do you do? A humorous look at paranormal activity in my house.
It's Fashion Week in New York City where glitz meets glamour. But what does glamour mean? I learned by watching Michael Kors runway show live on Twitter.
Dear New WordPress Bloggers, Thank you so much for following my blog! I'm so glad you've decided to become a part of my blogging community. Or have you... A few of you left comments. You are so good at what you do! That's exactly how you build a blogging community. You are on your way... Continue Reading →
It’s been a Wild month and the holidays are upon us. How did that happen? It can be hard to switch gears from stressed-out to happy guest or entertainer. Compounded by worry and lack of sleep, our usual energy may be zapped. We may feel far from blessed. I have a solution for you! Sometime... Continue Reading →
It snowed for the first time yesterday, November 17th, the latest snow on record. I've been waiting through dry months more similar to August and September. It was 82 degrees the day before. Yep. We didn't turn off our sprinklers before the storm. Oopsy. But it made a pretty cool sculpture. All of these photos... Continue Reading →
Five years ago someone asked me, “Do you want to be an author or a blogger?” I scratched my head and wondered why I couldn't be both. Balance is something I struggle for all the time. I take a few steps on the slackline and feel in control just to plummet face first in the... Continue Reading →
31 days. Slanted October light slices through the trees, casting shadows that creep across the withered landscape. Trees groan when wind claws brittle leaves from their branches. In shades of gold and blood-red scarlet to tawny brown they pirouette and spiral high in the sky, then sigh in resignation and finally rest upon the ground to... Continue Reading →