Monthly Archives: July 2012

Terrific Tuesday

I feel so clever and thrifty for salvaging these shoes.  I purchased them earlier this year and from the first time I wore them, I hated them.  The color was so over-the-top, I felt like a weirdo wearing them.  So, … Continue reading

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Grateful for Another Day

I went to my home group this morning to celebrate my birthday.  It turns out my daughter had texted a lot of people and told them to be there – which is something I would NEVER do, and a lot … Continue reading

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And on the mountain today….

I got out on the mountain at 8:30 this morning.  About 2 hours too late.  It was HOT.  And by the time I finished, it was crowded with mountain bikers.  It is not easy to share single track with bikers. … Continue reading

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And now for an Olympic Break….

After a week that was so hard for a Coloradan, it is such a relief to watch the Olympics.  And to have a young girl from the high school my nephews went to, from the high school that used to … Continue reading

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My Brain! My Brain!

On the highest paved road in North America.  It was like driving off the end of the world.  And that is kind of how I feel tonight. I am in the middle of three huge projects at work.  One is … Continue reading

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Into my 29th Year

These are my fragrant cloud roses, the roses that are so beautifully bright, they are virtually impossible to photograph.  This turned out blurry and I think it is pretty.  My table has roses, there is a candle burning in the … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, Roses, Sobriety, Work | 13 Comments

Twenty-Eight Years

Twenty-eight years ago today, I woke up in desperation (again), and asked God for help.  I  made a phone call and was greeted by a young man who arranged to have a woman call me back to talk with me. … Continue reading

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