You haven't lived until you've jogged out into the snow at 29 degrees in your bare feet and swimsuit to take part in an afternoon jacuzzi soak while basking in the glow of the rocky mountains. My little sister and I had a girl's day so we built a puzzle, listened to music, soaked in … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “To ski or not to ski” (Wednesday, January 8th)
I was crazy nervous. No doubt about that. My voice was definitely shaky and my breathing was definitely not zen in the least, but somehow I held it together and I did the thing.
I woke up to the lowing of cattle, which means that I have officially arrived. I have arrived in the land of palm trees. Of vast open ranches. Of dense shrubbery. Of oil pumps bobbing up and down. Of cool mornings and blisteringly hot days.
There is always some level of grieving that happens in me each time I pack up and leave some town or even simply move farther away so that I know it will be more difficult and costly for me to visit. It's strange, I know, because the time was so brief (9 months) but each … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “Love, me” (Thursday-Friday, September 5th-6th)
It's a valid question. What does make for an awesome wedding?
Good morning, Earthlings! Today is Earth Day - the day when we make an extra special effort to express gratitude and lovingkindness to our incredible Mother Earth! It's like the Mother's Day of planets. And although I'm inclined to believe that we should be living like every single day is earth day, sometimes Earth Day is a great starting point for making lasting changes or the kick in the pants we need to get us involved in an environmental community effort.