The Latest and Greatest Natural Sunscreen

I’m an outdoors kind of girl. What that means is I go through vats of natural sunscreen every summer and buckets of natural sunscreen every spring. Yes even on those cold, cloudy and overcast winter days I use bottles of natural sunscreen. I feel like every Saturday when I go to Whole Foods I’m picking …

Oatmeal with Protein Powder and Candied Almonds

It’s finally, finally springtime at our  7,000 foot mountain town and you know what that means! Snakes? Wildflowers? Kittens? Or mountain biking twenty miles a morning? Springtime in a resort town means all these things (My friend works at the local pet store… That is where miles of kittens come into the picture…) If it …

18 Wheels and a Dozen Stories about Ponies

When I was a five year old little girl I wanted to be a truck driver when I grew up. I have no recollection of ever uttering the words “Mommy I want to be a truck driver” but my mom has a drawing I made from kindergarten of cartoon five year old me driving an …

My Mountain Bike; Another Man’s Treasure

I’ve  put hundreds of miles on this mountain bike. Today it’s time to say goodbye. In the past year I’ve gotten bugs in my teeth while riding single track trails. I’ve had bees hit me in the face while flying down mountain dirt roads. I got a fly stuck in my contact lens that one …