Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rhymes and Reasons

For those of you who grew up on John Denver, as I did, you may find this one comforting tonight, as I did. For our children.  For the children of Syria. For it is our children, ultimately, who will help … Continue reading

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So let me get this straight……..

……though I have not read all there is to read, both sides of every story, all the details that are known, the things that aren’t yet known but are thought to be known… So, in all honesty, this is an … Continue reading

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From the realm of make-believe…or…You simply cannot make things like this up!

Browsing the news Monday morning, I stumbled across a little blurb that mentioned “Weld County” and “secession” and “51st state” all in the same line. As Weld County was where I spent my formative years, this piqued my curiousity just … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to work last week…

Well…it was a week and a half ago, but who the heck is getting technical on a peaceful Sunday morning. Trying to talk the munchikin out of making breakfast over the campfire.  I just got the smoke out of my … Continue reading

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Camping…in the backyard…so redneckish…

Yep…we’ve been roughing it the last few days.  The sun finally came back Wednesday with just the barest of rain showers on Thursday afternoon, so the munchikin and I have been on a camping trip extraordinaire! And it’s quite a … Continue reading

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Letting go.

“Just let it go.” Don’t your toes just curl up and your innards shrink when some well-meaning person utters the above phrase to you? Sometimes I’ll admit that’s my first reaction.  I don’t like it when someone blithely quips…”oh, just … Continue reading

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