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Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

March 25, 2019

Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

It isn’t just the inherent beauty of our natural surroundings that make this area (and much of the planet) rather a gem, but the pockets of breath-taking beauty that are condensed in a relatively small area. Which is why I finally drug myself over to the famous, often praised oasis of the San Juan Islands this weekend.

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Finding my Bold Out West

September 26, 2016

Finding my Bold Out West

Sometimes you find yourself and your inner strength in the oddest places – for example a dude ranch.

When people asked me how I got to Colorado, the snarky answer is “Well, I drove over 2,000 miles.” The short, non-snarky answer is “a bad break-up.” 

While this is an over simplification, let me try to explain where I was emotionally before I decided to quit my well-paying professional job in Boston to go work a summer...

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So How Are Those Resolutions Going?

February 02, 2016

So How Are Those Resolutions Going?

Yeah, yeah…we know. Resolutions Shmesolutions.  We sort of wondered how many people stayed inside on this Colorado snow day and got obliterated on old wine since they have all been on the wagon for a month.

Or maybe you’ve been Planet Orange-ing Fitness Theorizing or whatever. (Patience, Regulars, everyone will be clearing out soon and you can have your playthings back to yourself! ; )

Or maybe you stopped swearing (people do this)…well, let ‘er rip because we all discovered on the facebooks recently that cursing means you are smarter.  EINSTEINS OVER HERE!!! 

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October 12, 2015

Pumpkin Spice Unleaded. $2.39 Per Gallon.

In other words, fall is officially here.  The costume madness, the pigskin flying, and those breathtaking autumnal colors remind get outside and enjoy it before we miss it.

Pumpkins and Gas Pump

 

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