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November 2016

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From record-setting heat to snow…

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Tractor-trailers jack-knifed into a ditch.  Small sedans sliding backwards down the hill.  It’s like navigating a slalom course of cars stuck hither and yon all over the roadway.  What started out as the routine commute to get home had turned into an endurance contest of navigating…

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You can take the girl out of the mountains….

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn But you can’t take the mountains out of the girl.  Bright lights, big city, very big city.  My blood pressure starts to escalate as soon as the car starts moving. My pulse races as cars zoom down the city blocks, weaving in and out of traffic,…

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A Snowless Winter?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Hikers, backpackers, dogs, and more dogs.  It was a perfect day for hiking — lots of sunshine, blue skies, a crisp fall day.  Donning my vest and a simple long-sleeve shirt, we made our way up the trail. I glance over to the creek.  In contrast…

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A very un-rural type town

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn For the last two days, much of the news coverage and conversations around break rooms has centered on the recent election and its surprising results.  Along with shock and awe, pundits continue to analyze how this surprising result occurred.  Who were these voters who voted for…

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