Post Tagged with: "Colorado"

Family vacation an adventure

On the second day of vacation, I found myself staring into a vast expanse of blue sky, dotted with the occasional cotton-candy cloud. Without context, this is not unusual. I often stare into the sky, enjoying the wonder of it. My kids are used to my instruction to look out a window at a cloud, at color-pairings, at a majestic […]

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Colorado trip was a great, late getaway

The first vacation that I can remember taking with my family was our trip to Colorado the summer after I was in sixth grade. While we had traveled places before, that was the first trip during which I learned I love to take pictures of and write about my travels and the trip I point to as the initial spark […]

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MHS FFA officers attend chapter leadership retreat

Officers of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter met for their annual leadership retreat in Dillon, Colo., July 30 to Aug. 4. While there, officers planned the chapter?s program of activities for the upcoming school year, worked on leadership and teamwork skills, developed goals and a chapter vision statement, and practiced parliamentary procedure. Each officer led a work session and helped prepare […]

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Summer close to home was well spent

As summer quickly approached at the end of last semester, I heard the following phrases countless times: ?Don?t waste your summer.? ?You won?t have summers off in a few years (cue smug smiles from all future teachers in the room).? ?Be intentional this summer.? And so on. Had I not made the decision to transfer to Tabor in the upcoming […]

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There’s ‘nuttin” better than these squares

My kitchen is a place where I?m constantly reminded of the wonderful people I?ve been blessed to know throughout my life. From my mixer to my pie pans to my measuring cups, memories of friends and family float in every cupboard and even more hover in my recipe box. There are tastes and smells of my childhood and good meals […]

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