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Even When I Feel Like a Loser, It Turns Out I’m A Winner

On October 10th, I was feeling sorry for myself. It was raining —again – a not uncommon experience in Colorado during the fall of 2013. My husband was in Aspen partying with friends from college, many of them my friends … Continue reading

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Help Kids Play Sports and Get In the Game

I didn’t have a post planned for today. But then this week, a friend called. “Hey, I’m doing something crazy — again,” he told me. “Can you help spread the word?” But, of course. I love crazy people. From the … Continue reading

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Why It’s Good to Be A 5th Grader

My sons, like most kids, are all about growing up. They want to be older, taller, able to do more things and go more places independently. Once they graduated grade school, they deemed it “the worst.” Middle school is something … Continue reading

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Chairlift Chatting: The Good, The Bad, The Weird

“Son, are you prepared to meet Jesus?” My boyfriend, now my husband, turned to look at a man to his right. Through dumb “luck,” and their position in line, these two were riding a chairlift together at Crested Butte. As … Continue reading

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Stage Your Own Multi-Day Bike Trip

Last October, I was inspired. I was inspired to outfit the family and venture on a multi-day point-to-point backpacking trip. I even went so far as to buy a book on the Colorado Trail. Unfortunately, with a late wet spring, … Continue reading

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