Yearly Archives: 2008

Ants and Balloons

  “I put an ant farm in my office,” she says nonchalantly as if ant farm were synonymous with table lamp or pencil sharpener. “They’re such hard workers. I look at them and they motivate me to work.” I’m all for having a productive work space but for me that usually means a cup of...

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Kitten

We call her kitten. She’s not a kitten anymore but it’s a name that stuck. Kitten was addition number 5 to The Cat Palace also known as mom’s house. Mom has several children who find lost kittens and hungry strays to live with her. She has also adopted (against her wishes) cats that could no...

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Passion

Today’s Guest Contributor is Johanna! Johanna grew up in the Chicago suburbs and eventually made her way to Seattle to start her career in the airline industry. She currently lives in Denver and threatens weekly to quit her job and follow her passion. She has a deep love for animals; especially the ugly un-housebroken kind....

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Wild One

  You can’t make her do anything. Don’t bother suggesting there might be a better way. The moment you tell her “no” is the moment she commits to whatever it is you don’t want her to do. She’s the wild one. She’s the one with natural beauty. She doesn’t care much for expensive haircuts or...

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Aphorisms With Your Coffee

We go out to breakfast nearly every weekend morning. I don’t know how we got in this habit but our day simply doesn’t begin until we’ve chosen the perfect spot and sipped our first cup of bad coffee. For a couple that doesn’t eat bacon or sausage, rarely eats eggs, and are total coffee sobs...

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Rewind: A December 25th Play by Play

To say that I narrowed down my stack of 150 Christmas pictures into a measly 17 for this blog should win me some kind of award. I’ve spent most of the day sorting through them all making adjustments here and there, creating slide shows to send to family members and reminiscing at such a wonderful...

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Merry Christmas

I just got home with exactly 150 pictures on my camera. That should keep me busy for awhile. In the meantime, here is one of my favorite photos of the day – and it wasn’t even taken by me. I hope you’re all having a very Merry Christmas and look forward to hearing all your...

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