Transition, life and the month of March

Transition, life and the month of March

March March is often the transition from winter to Spring in western Colorado. Trees start to bud, daffodils and crocus’ start to bloom, temperatures start to warm up and everyone and everything begins the slow transition from winter to spring. March is also a time...

New Year’s, January and new beginnings

New Year’s, January and new beginnings January is a time for new beginnings. It’s the beginning of a new year and all the hope and aspirations the new year brings. I guess that’s why January is often depicted as a new baby. The new year’s baby had its origins with the...
A December to remember

A December to remember

December means winter. Not only because it officially starts on December 21st, but because it is usually cold, and snow has either fallen or is about to fall. The pianist George Winston had a beautiful album titled “December.” On the album he mystically captures the...
Is “the usual” really “the usual”?

Is “the usual” really “the usual”?

Is the “the usual” really “the usual”? November is a transition month. Sometimes it can still be fall and sometimes winter comes early. But more importantly November means Thanksgiving. I’ve asked many people over the years what they have for Thanksgiving dinner. They...

Memories of October

October conjures up many fond memories. Cool mornings and evenings with warm moderate days.  Golden corn and soybean fields. Football games.  The beautiful palette of colors the fall trees make against the clear blue skies.  The smell of decaying leaves, and the...