Let America be America Again

I love this poem, one of my favorites. It was written so long ago, but still rings true today. Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes Let America be America again.Let it be the dream it used to be.Let it be the pioneer on the plainSeeking a home where he himself is free. (America …

Squirrel Flu?

     If you don’t like to read about bodily functions, then for God’s sake, don’t read this post!     In fact if your not comfortable hearing me talk about all my bodily problems maybe you shouldn’t be reading this blog at all?     Today’s problem; I’ve been sick for five days. I told my coworkers I have …

The Fires, or the worst day of my life

     The day I was evacuated from my home I drove down highway 18 with my radio off. I never drove without Shakira, Gretchen Wilson or the Cure blaring from my speakers. I had just packed up my two long haired cats, 15 scrapbooks of pictures and my oh-so-so-cal True Religion jeans, piled it all …

Hike of death and some BBQ Turkey taco reward

Deep Creek in winter  Ugh. I think tomorrow my whole body will be sore. I’m already sore from kick boxing yesterday so what do I do today?  Get up at dawn for a challenging hike to the creek. Okay well actually I got up at 6a.m. But I didn’t get home from work until …