Ending the Stigma: My Mental Health Journey

As you may already know, I suffer from depression and anxiety. I've written about it a few times, but I have never shared that I'm on anti-depressants. It's important to discuss this because there is such a stigma, STILL, that people are crazy or weird if they have to take meds. I have shared that …

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Paint Mines Interpretive Park: What You Need to Know Before Visiting

A few weekends ago, M and I explored the dazzling Paint Mines Interpretive Park. It was the weekend that got as close to 100 degrees as Colorado Springs has come in a while. It was also hazy due to the fires in Glenwood Springs, but we were determined to visit somewhere we had not yet …

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Daily Delight: Colorado’s August Sunflowers

I have written about my love for Colorado's wild sunflowers that pop up in early August, heralding in the subtle beginnings of autumn. They adorn most major streets, swaying gently when the cars swish by. If you head east on Platte, there are fields and fields of them, their black seed faces stretched toward the …

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Daily Delight: The Ritual of Plant Watering

There's something about the nightly ritual of filling up a large container to the brim with water and nourishment for my plant babies. Then carting it around the house, filling the pots with one hand and picking off browning parts of the plant with the other hand. After I finish watering the potted plants, I …

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