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Of Birds and Parenting

Scampering around in the grass barefoot, my son suddenly squealed and leapt for the concrete patio.  I went to inspect the source of his alarm:  a quivering huddle of feathers. 671 more words

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Hiking Handies Peak

The San Juans have done it again — completely stolen my heart.

Handies Peak has been on my list of 14er hikes for a long time. 496 more words

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The Sky in Colorado

I first moved to Colorado in 1975 courtesy of the US Air Force.  I fell in love with the snow, became a ski bum, and considered my barracks at Lowry AFB my domicile, and… 109 more words

Life In Colorado

Beau's Dietary Choice

Our dog Beau is a Yellow Labrador Retriever.  His breed is known for being intelligent.  It is known for being fun-loving.  It is known for eating the uneatable, similar to goats. 244 more words

Life In Colorado

Do Dogs Go to Heaven?

If dogs wore clothing, Rico would have been a tuxedo-clad gentleman. I’m sure he would have played the saxophone in a jazz band.

Rico, a brindle greyhound, came into our lives most unexpectedly. 1,221 more words

Spiritual Journey

Colorado Magic

From the intricate details of a Columbine wildflower to skies soaring over mountain peaks, Colorado is truly a magic place. I am prone to sudden and frequent exclamations to my children, “Do you realize how blessed we are to live here!?” As I roam my home state, chasing after my kids’ baseball games this summer, wonder and gratitude are consistent companions.


Summer Has Come

Time and space for painting and writing is scarce this summer. Without accessing those deep creative parts of my being, at times I feel dry and out-of-touch with myself and with God. 275 more words

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