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The Heart of Winter in Winter Park, Colorado

Gratitude.  It leads my daily decisions. As I stare down at my ace wrapped ankle drinking my coffee while my family gets ready to ski, I feel a little sorry for myself.  I only let the feeling linger for a second because, hell, I could have torn a calf muscle, ruptured my ACL or, worse, my achilles, all injuries common among my middle aged tennis community.  I simply sprained an ankle.  Down, but not out. Continue reading

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Closing out Summer and Babies

This summer was different from those in the recent past.   I think a couple factors let me categorize this as one of the best ever.  First, I am not pregnant and I am not the mother of a baby or a toddler.  This very significant fact is bittersweet.  Time.  It doesn’t stop.  Everybody keeps growing bigger and I just picked up my niece who is now a freshman at the University of Colorado at Boulder.  She was the flower girl at our wedding!!  For the past 11 summers, I have been either pregnant, nursing or the mother of a baby or a toddler. Continue reading