Freedom

I sit in the car and wonder why it took me this long to take a vacation. I don’t consider this to be a vacation, as it’s only a couple days, but it’s still nice to get away from my day to day life. I forgot how much I love the mountains. 

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My first urban garden

Okay, its official people! I am starting my very first urban garden. I researched different options for gardening and decided to try two options: A raised garden bed and just putting plants in the ground.

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Let’s Go Jazz!

Yesterday, my co-worker took me to the Utah Jazz game! It was so fun to see the Jazz in person and watch Gordon score all the points. I knew the Jazz was an up and coming team this season, but it was fun to watch them come back in style.

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Women’s rights are human rights

Here I am, frustrated and scared that my rights as a western woman will change. I am proud to be a citizen of the United States of America. When I heard that women across the country were coming together to stand up for human rights, I jumped right in. The women before me fought hard […]

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Christmas Traditions

Paper snowflakes hanging in the air

It’s that time of year: Tourists from all over the world flock to ski areas for their annual Christmas trip. Many of my friends work in the resort industry, so our holidays are packed with more than 40 hour work weeks. My friends slowly get more and more tired as the season rolls by. We […]

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Five reasons to see an NBA game

I recently attended a Minnesota Timberwolves game and realized I should attend more professional basketball games while I have the chance. You should too! The games are fun to watch (even if the team isn’t having their best season) and you can meet new people and have a fun night out. Even if you go […]

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Staying the course

soccer goal surrounded by fog

The past month has been a learning experience. One thing that continues to come to mind is the value of persistence. I see what changes when someone gives up and when someone continues to work towards their goal. Here is a snippet from Jeffery Gitomer’s website about a chapter in the book Think Grow Rich. I […]

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You learn something new everyday

Over the weekend I discovered a really interesting radio show. The show talked about using proper nutrition to keep your brain healthy. Their guest was William J. Walsh, PhD, and he shared information that completely blew my mind. There are 5 different kinds of depression. I always thought depression was low serotonin. He says these […]

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How my miserable cold turned into something great

Well winter, you got me. I have a cold and it is not easy. I am away from the comforts of home during this training and wish I could have some homemade chicken soup. Make that homemade green chile chicken soup. I was finally able to make it to Walgreens for some cold medicine, tea, […]

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Orange you glad to see me?

This is my first pancake day in years where I have not had a pancake. Something is wrong with this picture. As many of you know, the super bowl was over the weekend and Broncos won! Having married into a Bronco family, I am happy with the result. It was a fun game to watch […]

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