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Raging River, Calamity Mud and Alien Monoliths

June 8th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Yesterday we set out to explore some dangerous old uranium mines but once again our devious plans were foiled by mud. The rain we so desperately need in Western CO, (which consequently ideas turned the [...]

Camping in the Dolores Triangle: 2015 Pollard Family Reunion

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Last weekend was our annual Pollard Family Reunion Camping Trip. We have 2 new additions to the family this year, so it was a big group. We needed 4 motorhomes to accommodate all of [...]

Dolores Desert Dresses

May 4th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Went camping with the family last weekend and managed to convince my sister and niece to bring some pretty dresses with them deep into the desert of the Dolores Triangle. The climb up the jug [...]

Paisley at 1 month

April 27th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]My grand-niece, Paisley, turns 1-month-old tomorrow. We missed taking traditional newborn photos at 2 weeks because her mother, my niece Mykayla, is working hard to graduate from high school (a year early) all while [...]

Dolores River Canyon Wilderness

April 19th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][heading] Dolores River Canyon Wilderness: Rivers, Flumes and Hidden Petroglyphs [/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Hike difficulty" percent="20"][bar color="Extra-Color-1" title="Photographic opportunities " percent="75"][bar color="Extra-Color-2" title="Swimming opportunites" percent="95"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Condition of Petroglyphs" percent="70"][bar color="Extra-Color-3" title=" Chance you will [...]

The Dragon Trail

April 14th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][heading] Baxter Pass Ghosts and the Crookedest Railroad in the West [/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Terrain difficulty" percent="25"][bar color="Extra-Color-1" title="Photographic opportunities " percent="75"][bar color="Extra-Color-2" title="Chance you will get lost" percent="85"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Hiking Opportunities " percent="30"][bar [...]

Easters 2015

April 7th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] This year it was fun to be back around family- and not to have to travel 4 hours each way to see them. It was a special time, as well, because with the new [...]

Loop-da-Loop

April 7th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][heading]Grand Junction, Gateway, and Onion Creek Loop[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][bar color="Extra-Color-1" title="Driving Terrain Difficulty" percent="87"][bar color="Extra-Color-2" title="Photographic Opportunities" percent="93"][bar color="Extra-Color-3" title="Hiking Opportunities" percent="82"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Chance you will get lost" percent="65"][bar color="Extra-Color-2" title="Chance you will see other [...]

Mykayla’s Paisley Alyce

April 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] My niece gave birth to a little girl this week. Paisley Alyce roared into the world at just 5 pounds 6 ounces, with a dimple on her chin and long, elegant fingers. I [...]

Creamy Tarragon Chicken and Roasted Mushrooms Over Cauliflower Rice

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Easy" percent="93"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Healthy" percent="82"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Yummy" percent="92"][bar color="Accent-Color" title="Trendy" percent="96"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]I’m doing the fitbit thing lately and I’m loving all the extra energy I get from running on that torture device [...]

The Best Roasted Mushrooms

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][fancy-ul icon_type="standard_dash" icon="icon-glass" color="Accent-Color" enable_animation="true"] 2 cups sliced mushrooms (your choice, but don't do plain white button, boo. Stop being lame. Go for a mixture of crimini, oyster, shitake, or baby bella if you can). [...]

Let’s Talk About Unami, Baby (Broccoli Bagna Cauda)

March 25th, 2015|0 Comments

I just discovered the definition of Unami. It's Japanese for "pleasant savory taste." As opposed to "disgusting savory taste?" No idea, but my Broccoli Bagna Cauda falls into the correct category of a DAMN pleasant savory taste. Bagna [...]

Lamb and Quinoa Meatballs with Warm Yogurt Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

March 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Lately I've been making meatballs with about 50/50 meat and quinoa. It cuts out some fat without cutting out protein, and tastes delicious. I was worried that the squash would add too much sweetness to the [...]

On creatives in the workplace

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Here’s the thing about work. The American workplace was structured by Type A left brainers, FOR Type A left brainers. We promote neat, clean cubicles; suits, ties, and panty hose; and a strict 40 hour [...]