Life Zones

Driving down Boulder Canyon, this particular morning, my senses are heightened.  I’m noticing the snow clinging to the granite as I drive through the Narrows.  As I pass the turn off to Sugarloaf Road, the vibrant green budding leaves of the Narrowleaf Cottonwood stand out.  Finally, as I arrive in…

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My Green Thumb

“Here’s a present for you!” my friend proclaimed. With that, she presented me a small fig plant in a tiny container, about 3 inches in diameter.  I put it on the end table in my living room and did my best to keep it alive. At the time, I lived…

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Colorado Road Trips

Aspen, Colorado

Growing up in Missouri, I dreaded summertime.  Summers in St. Louis were steamy and hot.  Just a few minutes of exertion and sweat would drop off my forehead.  Trying to play tennis in the mugginess brought on a whole new level of fatigue. But the one thing that I always…

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