As this year winds down, I think we are all exhausted. Overwhelmed, tired, stressed, you name it. I think I’m tired of keeping up with a “typical” blog style. I haven’t checked in a long time. Life is busy. I don’t feel like I need to make excuses for that. What I can say is … Continue reading What a year
Hey friends! I've missed you! Instead of explaining that life is busy and why I haven't blogged, let's just be together here now and move forward. What's been going on around here? Well, the biggest thing is that I just got back from my second trip to Ecuador to help GPS-collar mountain tapirs through my … Continue reading Missed ya
Merry Christmas, dear friends!! How was your holiday? It was super merry and bright over here and I am still enjoying some prolonged Christmas festivities with my family today! I've been getting out and about to celebrate all the festivities with friends and stopped by Bristol the other day and saw this epic paper chain … Continue reading ALL the Christmas!
Good morning! Are you ready for Christmas yet? I can't believe it's so close! In keeping with my very festive mood, I went to the most amazing Harry Potter Christmas party last weekend! My friend Ashley transformed her house into a real life Hogwarts and we had a blast playing Harry Potter games all night. … Continue reading A Very Harry Christmas!
Hey there...if you are there. It's been awhile since I've posted anything here and there is a lot to catch up on. If you are reading this, thanks. Thanks for sticking with me. This year has proven to be one of the most challenging of my life and I am still trying to fully get … Continue reading And…I’m back
"Do people usually give their house-elves Christmas presents?" -Harry, Half-Blood Prince I took this Harry Potter quiz the other day and got house-elf as my result. I'm happy with that! I am lucky enough to have some fantastic friends that not only humor my Harry Potter fascination, but will actively encourage it. Last week we … Continue reading Have a Very Harry Christmas!
Hi guys! Last weekend was the Christmas Carol Classic 1k, 5k, and 10k race. It was a blast! It started out REALLY cold. It was 15 degrees at packet pickup. I waited in my car to try to preserve a modicum of warmth in my body until it started. There was a spirit of Christmas … Continue reading The Christmas Carol Classic and Sassafras
Guys! Are you feeling all the Christmas vibes?!?! I believe that some years feel more festive than others and it's been a few years since I've really felt the magic of Christmas. But let me tell ya, last night I was getting ALL THE FEELS at the Glen Eyrie Madrigal Banquet in Colorado Springs. It … Continue reading Glen Eyrie Madrigal
Hi guys! Tis the season for holiday traditions and there is an endless supply of seasonal fun to be had in Denver. Last night we bundled up and headed out to the the Parade of Lights in downtown. It was so much fun! We found a good spot on 15th and Stout and brought our … Continue reading Denver Christkindl market and ALL the food
Happy Saturday, my friends! How was your Thanksgiving?! I hope it was full of food and family. It was a fun day over here and it started by sharing Thanksgiving with the zoo animals in my care. The tapirs got some pumpkin pie. 🙂 The monkeys got mashed potatoes and sloths munched on some green … Continue reading Thankful things and holiday explosions