How to Beat Mid-Afternoon Slump

Everyone has been hit by mid-afternoon slump but most don't know how to beat it. Yesterday my body experienced a perfect storm of exhaustion; a few sleepless nights and a food coma crash after lunch while a low-pressure system with unsettled weather rolled in. Super sleepy, my heavy head slumped. I had so much to... Continue Reading →

Dogs Have Bad Hair Days Too!

I've had bad haircuts. One was so bad, I looked like I had ears like a dog! This photo was taken on an especially wild hair day. I'll admit our Bichon, Roxy, had become a shaggy dog. I had the perfect plan. After returning from a vacation at Lake Tahoe, I'd pick her up from... Continue Reading →

How to Have a Hygge Life!

When I learned about Hygge and what it meant, I wanted to add more to my life here in Colorado. Hygge is a Scandinavian word, pronounced hue-gah, used to describe an extraordinary moment during an otherwise ordinary day by being aware of the feeling of coziness and charm in order to slow our fast-paced life.... Continue Reading →

Viewing the Eclipse by Looking Down!

While everyone else looked up in the sky, I looked down and made an amazing discovery. When I learned the total eclipse could be experienced by traveling for under three hours to Wyoming, I mapped it out. Predicted traffic woes changed my view. I decided to stay in my own backyard. Experts explained that even with... Continue Reading →

A Gym Where Nobody Knows My Name

Chances are, you've been a member of a gym or fitness club sometime in your life. You probably made some friends and they helped motivate you to work out. What do you do when you burn out even though everyone knows your name? My gym experience started in an auspicious way. I snuck into Vic Tanny... Continue Reading →

When Destiny Packs Your Bags

Doesn’t it always seem when you get your proverbial ducklings to trot single file, Destiny senses your achievement and watches like a lurking bully? Just as you hit your stride it jumps from the bushes and scatters them. Yup. Big D loves to mess with us. We can’t predict what life has in store for... Continue Reading →

How to Be a Gaper – A Photo Essay

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 →

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