Category Archives: Life Experiences

Sometimes strange things happen in life and you just have to share…

“Is There Hope for Mississippi?”

Last year I had the opportunity to hear and see Oprah Winfrey live and in person at Mountainfilm in Telluride. Among the many great moments that afternoon was a question from the audience: “Is there hope for Mississippi?” Oprah was … Continue reading

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Should I get an RV?

I am a sucker for rabbit holes. Just recently I’ve fallen down one internet rabbit hole searching for George Floyd’s actual height (6 foot 6 inches), another explaining how epidemiologists conduct their own lives –at least a year yet before … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me….sort of…

Everything was fine until my dogs got in on the celebration. Yesterday while Daddy was taking me out to lunch Greta and Marlowe jumped up on his kitchen table–the chairs were pushed in–and snagged a sealed half-pound box of See’s … Continue reading

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Running Hot and Cold

Snow on the ground in Telluride surprised me. Warm sun immediately afterward surprised me. During the  long wait to get in to hear Oprah I put my coat hood on my head not because I was cold, but to protect … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk

Although I only met him once, eight years ago, I recognized him right away. Derek Engebretsen is a math and science teacher in Telluride and before I came to town I zipped him an email. Here we are at the … Continue reading

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