Everyday Life, Health

Saying Goodbye

Grandparents are the foundation of our foundation, yet we don't often have the opportunity to get to know them.  They watch us grow, sometimes from a distance and they give us little nuggets of wisdom from time to time, but as a child or even an adolescent, we don't take full advantage of this experience.… Continue reading Saying Goodbye

Everyday Life, Health

Life Happens

Some things are too personal to share, but then I think about all the women who may feel isolated in their pain and I feel compelled to share my story.  The whole point of this is to normalize infertility and the struggle some experience in their attempt to start a family.  With this in mind,… Continue reading Life Happens

Everyday Life, Health

Centenarian

During our winter vacation, we made our way back to my hometown to see friends, meet new babies and celebrate my grandfather's 100th birthday! My grandfather was born in 1916, one of 11 children.  He server in the US Navy during WWII and worked at the Pentagon until he retired in the mid 1960's.  During… Continue reading Centenarian

Dining Out, Eats, Stateside, Travel

Just a Few More Hours

Well fed and overly caffeinated, we hit the road again with hopes of reaching the 'ville before midnight. This portion of the drive is always a bit difficult due to the nature of the roads. While they are very well maintained, there are only pockets of lighted spots. Once the sun goes down, you have… Continue reading Just a Few More Hours

Museums, Stateside, Travel

Christmas Eve at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Instead of the usual Christmas Eve family gatherings, we took everybody to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science! The exhibitions were well laid out and the Docents were very knowledgeable. The Model of the Curiosity Rover was really cool! All machines have some sort of face ... I wonder if this was something NASA thought about… Continue reading Christmas Eve at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science