Category Archives: Animals

Can’t You Read the Sign?

My first dog in a string of furbabies was Sammie the Wonderlab. Unfortunately, she somehow didn’t get the “lab” memo. She hated other dogs, couldn’t swim, and frankly, wasn’t very bright. Oh, she did enjoy a few labbie things, like wading … Continue reading

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Home is Where the House Is

I’ve been off my blog for a few months. Usually this is a sign of stress, trauma, drama and a touch of seasonal depression. Yep. Two family deaths around the holidays, my darling father and wonderful father-in-law, just about wrecked … Continue reading

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10 Things I Never Said …

Things are a bit different living in a small mountain town. There are mostly positives in my wonderful new hometown of Estes Park, Colorado, a few minor negatives, and some necessary lifestyle adjustments. One the plus side, I find myself saying … Continue reading

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Turkey With Sage

Living in a house with no window treatments has afforded me the opportunity to ponder life’s important questions in the early, early morning hours, while watching the sun rise. True, I don’t often ruminate over solving world hunger, the inequality and injustices of … Continue reading

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Of Moose and “Men”

Things that made me laugh today, Estes Park edition: “Do you want to see a moose?” Not something I would expect to hear in my previous life in suburbia, so it prompted me to jump out of bed, throw on … Continue reading

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Mountain Home Do’s and Don’ts

Welcome one and all to our new piece of paradise in the Rocky Mountains. It’s a bit different from living in suburbia, so we felt it necessary to compose a list of rules we all need to follow to keep … Continue reading

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Boxes of Boxes

I am not a “stuff” person. Hubs and I have surprisingly little amounts of boxed treasures or doodads, displayed or hidden. Our decorative taste can best be described as minimalist. This has been an intentional decision, a continual process of … Continue reading

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