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Hayride Horror, revisited

It’s been awhile, so I thought I’d trot out one of my favorite photos of fall fun. This is my mom and my uncle, around 1948.

May your fall be free of pokey hay, allergens, one-piece zip up suits, and sadness.

Christmas Break’s Sweet 16 (photos)

We traveled to Grand Junction to spend Christmas at my childhood home, with my mom and dad. It was the first time we’ve celebrated there in seven years. The last time we went, Beatrix was a 3-month-old. Things have changed slightly.

This year, we staged our holiday invasion with a 33% increase in forces. […]

Down came the rain and washed the spider out

spider web with water droplets

When the sun came out this morning after the latest round of Colorado-wrecking rain, I caught a glimpse of what looked like a shining wreath suspended between two trees. I went outside and saw a very large, very busy spider repairing a web. I’m hoping the spider knows something we don’t. It’s safe now. Spidey […]