Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/9/13

There’s so much to be thankful for this week! Mail I received two pieces of mail this week from friends in the U.S. Both of them made me happy, and — I’m not gonna lie — made me feel kind of awesome inside. I’m so lucky to have thoughtful friends … Continue reading

Then, and Only Then, May You Quit

Someday, I’ll have children who’ll say, “I can’t”. When that happens, I might just make them read this post. *** My fingers are puffy and red, and I can barely feel my thumbs. I only own finger-less cycling gloves, and they don’t do the job when it’s 55 degrees (Farenheit) … Continue reading

Colorado Springs Bike to Work Day

I tried something completely new last Wednesday: I rode my bike to work. The 19th annual Metro Rides Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs was originally scheduled for the summer, but the Waldo Canyon Fires forced it to be postponed. In a cruel twist of fate, the rescheduled Bike … Continue reading

Adopting Doris

My mom just left my house after a week-long visit together. It was such a comfort having her here, and I looked forward to her visit for weeks before she arrived. Now that it’s behind us, I have to shift my eyes to the next horizon: the arrival of a … Continue reading

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