My Digital Compromise

When I first decided to embark upon this epic adventure, to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, everyone was quick to say I would never survive without the use of tech gadgets and the daily checking in on social media sites.... Continue Reading →

Digital Detox: Can I Survive Unplugged?

So perhaps I'm being a bit dramatic when I say I don't think I can survive.  I mean it's not like I'm on life support and someone is about to pull the plug or anything.  WAIT...that's EXACTLY what it's like!... Continue Reading →

I Learned A Lot in Half of 100 Years

One gets a bit reflective when birthdays roll around.  Well, at least when you are almost half of 100.  Half of 100... wow that's a lot of living. I thought I should take some time to take note and appreciate... Continue Reading →

SHOW Us What You Are Grateful For This Month

Ahhhh, Thanksgiving.  A time for families to gather and overeat.  A time for football and crazy-talk of shopping at 1:00am.  Each November we pause and give thanks, usually right before we dive into the mashed potatoes, but to break tradition,... Continue Reading →

My Cell Phone Gave Me A Black Eye

I was one of the first people in the Universe to get the new Galaxy Nexus phones (well, at least one of the first in Littleton, Colorado) and I was thrilled...for 2 days.  It was a great computer.  A great... Continue Reading →

Kids, the Media and Tragedy: 5 Lessons I Learned From Columbine

It's been 13 years since our family's world was rocked by the tragic loss at Columbine High School.  Our son, Jacob, was a freshman there and our other son was a junior at another local high school, one of our... Continue Reading →

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