Category Archives: Personal

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Every September, my husband and I venture to Colorado.  We LOVE Colorado for it’s beauty and try to divide our time between the mountains, seeing many of our close friends, but ultimately make the trip to see our favorite band (STS9) play at Red Rocks.  This year we decided to check one off our bucket lists, and…

Minnesota State Fair Zipper

  I’ve been going to the Minnesota State fair since I was a kid.  My brother and I would walk to the booth and create sand art while my parents would sip Honey Weiss from their favorite table at the Frontier Bar.  We would come back to the table greeted with our favorites; foot long…

The Attitude of Gratitude

I’ve been feeling down lately.  It’s not easy to admit, but this past month has been really strange.  Nothing too terrible has happened, but it seems like I’ve hit a streak of bad juju and it’s taken a toll on my normal happy self.  I’ve found myself complaining, thinking negative thoughts, and wanting to leave…