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Leaving the clown

This is the first post I’ve written in nearly 10 years of blogging that has a prerequisite before reading. To fully understand this post, we must travel back, back, back through the mists of time, riding a swirling vortex of flashing lights in our tricked-out phone booth. The post is called Startle and it’s 524 […]

Shouting ‘Kentucky’ at Nobody

“Waterfall!” I bellowed at nobody in the back seat.

My little car cruised past the messy, splashing waterfall bounding over a cliff next to the interstate. For miles along I-70 through the Colorado mountains, waterfalls pounce down steep rocky hillsides. They are giddiest in the spring when runoff peaks, eagerly feeding rivers. Depending on […]

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. […]