Anyone who knows me knows that I have a mouth like a sailor. I had always thought that I’d tone down my choice of words when I had children, but it’s become quite the opposite.
Author Archive | Dana
Every year as the days get longer and the temperature rises, I begin to feel the mountains pull at my heartstrings. At our house, we say “the mountains soothe the soul.” In the summer (and even into the fall) our family spends many weekends camping throughout the state. It’s one of the things I love […]
I’m often asked how I can stand to leave my kids when I travel for business. “Don’t you miss them?” Yep! “Who takes care of them?” Um, my husband. “Do you feel guilty?” Nope! I’ve been traveling for work since before I had children. Sometimes, internationally and for weeks at a time. Once our family […]
Four years ago our family decided to embrace the backyard chicken movement and become, what I like to call Urban Homesteaders. My husband grew up in the Old North End of Colorado Springs and had fond memories of the fresh eggs his family gathered. It also seemed that raising backyard chickens was becoming popular. We […]