Category Archives: Miscellaneous


Our hearts are full. Melody and I spent the six days between Christmas and New Year building a house for a single mom in Reynosa, Mexico. Brenda has four children ages 7 down to 11 …

Emergency Exit

Yesterday I published Emergency Exit, my first guest post for the “honest moms” blog, Get Born. Be warned, it isn’t pretty. It’s a remake of Escape, an account of a climactic exit …

My First WOD

WOD: Workout Of the Day.

I did my first CrossFit WOD today! Rowing machine 2K, 40 wall balls (12#), row 1K, 35 wall balls, row 500m, 25 wall balls, all this in just 34 minutes …

Kids’ Birthday Parties in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Windsor

So Jaron is turning five in April! Rather than keep track of scrawled notes on paper scraps for years to come, perhaps this is a good place to jot down my birthday party research. Prices