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A Backcountry Yurt Couple’s Retreat for Valentine’s Day!

Jamie and I spent one of my favorite Valentine's Days ever in a backcountry yurt with five other couples. The adventure started long before it began. A steady stream of storms threatened to derail our plans but the grandparents came a day early, for which I'm so … Read More

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Christmas in Canada

Slowly but surely, I'm getting caught up here and I would be remiss if I didn't post about our Canadian Christmas. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times but I'll focus on the best. 1) Being there in the first place.  Special thanks to my friend Lisa … Read More

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The Duet of Death

How to perform a memorable first (and last) mother-son duet at church. 1) Practice for a couple of months, making sure to push it back at least once because you still suck. 2) Finally start mastering it the week prior (think: deathbed repentance). 3) Ignore the … Read More

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Thanksgiving at The Broadmoor

Thanksgiving in Colorado: who could turn down an offer to spend a long weekend in one of our favorite places? First stop: Denver. We crammed a lifetime's worth of memories into 12 hours that included a drive-by of our old hood, Marcella's crispy potato pizza, the … Read More


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Christmas in Canada

Slowly but surely, I'm getting caught up here and I would be remiss if I didn't post about our Canadian Christmas. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times but I'll focus on the best. 1) Being there in the first place.  … Read More

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Thanksgiving at The Broadmoor

Thanksgiving in Colorado: who could turn down an offer to spend a long weekend in one of our favorite places? First stop: Denver. We crammed a lifetime's worth of memories into 12 hours that included a drive-by of our old hood, … Read More

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December fun!

I worked from home yesterday after a controlled avalanche closed Provo Canyon (my commute) and deposited 30 feet of snow across four lanes of traffic. But you won't hear any complaints from me after last year's dismal snow. Bring it … Read More

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