Spring Has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-Up Part Three

On day seven of my annual 14-day spring cleanse — the proverbial Wednesday of my planned toxin release — I am unable to ignore how delectable the giant peanut butter … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-Up Part Three

Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

For once, it’s warmer outside our house than inside. I’m sitting on the back porch sans jacket. True, I’m still wearing a three-quarter length shirt and pants and I’m surrounded … Continue reading Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

Marble-lous

Day One: On a morning with a sky as blue as Eeyore’s outlook, Kate, Tyler and Sylva departed Kate’s quaint cabin on the Frying Pan road near Basalt for Marble, Colorado … Continue reading Marble-lous

Viva la Mexico: Punta Allen Y Adios

Relative quiet greeted us as we lifted our mosquito nets. No generator noise anyway: “The Beast” (as Tyler called it) wouldn’t turn back on until 10. The Beast turned off … Continue reading Viva la Mexico: Punta Allen Y Adios

Back to White

If the people train comes in the mornin’ (“Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” anyone?), then the Florence-Kirkpatrick train leaves even later. A short work week of amazingly long shifts precluded departure … Continue reading Back to White

The Seasoned Truth

Ahhh, the change of the seasons: the weather warmed up slightly quicker than a crusty Summit County local’s attitude towards everyone else, mud season came and went and I stopped … Continue reading The Seasoned Truth

Gone With the Wind

Outside, the wind is whipping across our weather worn balcony like the tail of a pissed off dragon. Our plastic lawn chairs are sliding back and forth as if on … Continue reading Gone With the Wind

Fondue-ing It

Fifteen days later and we up at Der Fondue Chessel have stuffed thousands of pie holes with cheese (“would you folks like our traditional blend of Emmental and Gruyère, or … Continue reading Fondue-ing It