Do we live in a Food Desert?

A Rotten Problem I didn’t know what a Food Desert was until I moved to Ohio.  Growing up on the west coast means an ample supply of sunshine, lemons, and fresh produce.  Moving to Colorado didn’t change that much, my sunshine allowance increased, I was introduced to even more produce, and yet still had access […]

Strangers: 5 ways being in a new town can be a rewarding challenge

Hi, I’m new here. We stick out like sore thumbs. It might be the Colorado plates, or the dog, or that we walk around everywhere (usually with said dog), but this town is small enough that it’s obvious we are new. There are no sidewalks. There are no bike lanes. The grocery stores leave much […]

Moving Cross-Country: My Dashboard Confessional

If the Beatles were American, “The Long and Winding Road” would be a completely different song.  Those highways are boringly straight and it makes moving cross-country mind-numbing.  The only exciting part was when we had a bird run into our car and go up in a puff of feathers, and we hadn’t even left Colorado […]