Shelter At Home Day #1

Its official as of 5pm MTN today – Boulder County is in shelter at home status. Only a handful of counties in Colorado have this status: Denver, Jefferson, San Miguel. What’s missing are the other counties that have a lot of people – specifically El Paso, which houses Colorado Springs and home to more thanContinue reading “Shelter At Home Day #1”

Just Riding Along

I went for a ride outside today, alone. I had a couple of essentials to pick up: some 1/4″ elastic from a neighbor, drop off a package at USPS, stop by the vet to pick up some antibiotics for Moonli and lastly, a stop at JoAnn Fabric’s for some home made masks I’m making forContinue reading “Just Riding Along”

Stepping Into the Unknown

Working from home and being self motivated isn’t new to me. I’ve been self-employed for over 10 years and really enjoy working at my own pace. Yet lately, it seems like there are so many distractions that I find it hard to focus. It’s hard to not check the latest on the virus, to seeContinue reading “Stepping Into the Unknown”

Constructive Media Plea

Do you ever wake up early in the morning, thinking about all of the amazing, thought provoking things that you want to share with the world only to fall back to sleep and then POOF! They’re gone? Me neither! Ha! I tease. I thought of some responses to what we’re dealing with right now. SomeContinue reading “Constructive Media Plea”

Staying Sane

My mom’s side of the family is from the Hawaiian Islands and I grew up on the mainland, in Eugene, Oregon. I LOVED visiting my grandmother – she was a Kama’aina and lived in Nu’uanu, about 10 minutes from downtown Honolulu. If you’ve ever watched Magnum, p.i. and remember the intro scene with the redContinue reading “Staying Sane”

And the strange get stranger

In addition to the pandemic we all face from COVID19, we also face some serious mental health issues. Hoarding, obsessing, denial, the list is long right now. Even several people in my cycling community are not taking the social distancing seriously. They’re riding 8-20 in a pack of people, under the presumption that they’re outsideContinue reading “And the strange get stranger”

Shed Those Extra Holiday Pounds

The holidays are here and so are those pesky extra pounds that sneak up and grab hold, not wanting to let go. We try to limit our caloric intake and try in vein to avoid eggnogs, sweets, calorie dense meals but it’s impossible. And when you’re celebrating togetherness with friends and family and sharing mealsContinue reading “Shed Those Extra Holiday Pounds”