Living up the AZ


I didn’t always live in the desert.  In fact,  I have lived in many places and climates, but I spent the majority of my formative to young adult years in the mountains of Colorado. Well, by the mountains.  The eastern slope, but the mountains were a part of daily life and if you knew where… Read More Living up the AZ

Love is Love..


How many different kinds of love are there? You think many from growing up when you were told at every turn, typically after questioning why you felt the same way about your Great Aunt Gertie as you did your favorite stuffed animal? Or why mommy and daddy kissed but you weren’t supposed to kiss your brother/sister/cousin/insert relative… Read More Love is Love..

How I Learned The Art of Successful Procrastination, Accountability and Commitment


My youngest daughter, the lovely Miss Magpie, turned 9 yesterday. Not a milestone birthday as they typically go but with kids they are all a big deal, and should be because life gets tough and soon enough they realize what a year older really means in the scheme of things – like big picture. So… Read More How I Learned The Art of Successful Procrastination, Accountability and Commitment