Family Life

Thoughts on the New Year

Thoughts on the New Year

I don’t really do resolutions, but I love the idea of really letting my mind soak in the events of the past year. It is my nature to immediately brush aside any unpleasantness or hardships in my life as I am experiencing them. I don’t often dwell on the difficulties […]

Reviving the Cocktail Hour

Reviving the Cocktail Hour

At my house, we’ve become big believers in the cocktail hour. Our children are grown and only pop in here and there, so what used to be the big ย family dinner time hustle, is now much more calm and laid back for us. ย Instead of having to economize and really […]

Camping and coffee and dogs

Camping and coffee and dogs

It has been super hot here in southern Colorado for the past few weeks. I have lived for most of my life,on the east coast, so you won’t find me complaining too much about the dry heat out here in Colorado, but the husband had a few days off so […]