Choosing Happiness

Several months ago, a good friend from New Zealand came to visit me, passing through Colorado on her way up to do another ski season in Canada. It was a dark, and angry time for me – in stark contrast to her traveler’s free spirit and optimism. I wrote this about our reunion at the […]



Today’s trainer ride was powered by organic fruit tarts and a YouTube clip of the 1986 Tour de France. It was Stage 3 to Lievin, a sprinter’s stage, and I already knew which sprinter would win the race. But I had to see it for myself. Although he was part of the early and winning […]


The 30 Day Project

30 days of writing, starting today. There’s nothing special about today. It’s March 17, St. Patty’s Day, but that’s hardly a holiday to inspire a life change. It’s not the beginning of Lent, or Easter, or the New Year. Hell, it’s not even the beginning of the month or really even the beginning of the […]