The First Spring Ride

Spring! It's here! I'm giddy for it.   In celebration, I took myself out for a gravel ride in the beautiful Colorado sunshine at 10:30 a.m. on a Friday morning. I enjoyed some coffee and waited for the world to warm a little first. Since I start my new job on Monday morning at 8:30 a.m., …

My Word For 2018

So, typically, we pick out a word or phrase at the beginning of each year to guide our thoughts and actions, helping us achieve certain goals or live a certain way. It’s our theme for the year. It’s an anchor; a north star. But, come January 1, 2018, I didn’t have one. I was just …

Visiting Tampa For The First Time in Over A Year: it got emotional

I got to spend Christmas in Orlando. Last year I joked with my family that all I wanted for Christmas was a tan because, after living in Tampa for eight years, I wasn't used to slowly fading from sun-kissed to sickly in the wintertime. Colorado's winters are sunny, but we're all still bundled up pretty …