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Fort Collins High School Lambkin Mascott

Knows How to Own It

My seventeen-year-old daughter knows how to own it. She used to be the mascot for her middle school, but set it aside during high school,…

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glass of fresh squeezed orange juice

Fresh Squeezed

There’s no doubt that fresh squeezed orange juice is better than any store bought kind. Sure there’s something to be said about the convenience of…

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Field of beautiful wild flowers

Beautiful At Every Stage

Flowers fascinate me. They are beautiful at every stage of their life. What seems fragile is remarkably strong. It’s amazing how blossoms know when to…

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a pair of mating grasshoppers

A Grumpy Grasshopper

The other day my four-year-old neighbor approached me with an outstretched hand. On her palm lay a large, listless grasshopper. Lucy said, “Look what I…

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Shiny American Penny

A Penny of Many

On our first anniversary I started a tradition of giving my husband a penny. It has become a penny of many. The idea was that…

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box of confectionary chocolates

Box of Chocolates

I don’t pay much attention to “pop-up holidays” as I call them, but I think this Thursday is one worth noting. Thursday is National Chocolate…

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a weed pulled from root to tip

Root to Tip

Ridding a garden of weeds is a never ending task. Removing them before they get too big or out of control is important. Mowing over…

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One Last Gift

Though the presents are all unwrapped there is one more. Since it can’t be put under the tree, placed in your hands, or delivered to…

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