“Help! I’m talking and I can’t shut up!”

Ok, one more Wayne reference (This blog-entry title was on a t-shirt Wayne wore when we were dating.) and one more blog entry tonight. I’m watching a movie on Amazon Prime called How to Make Money Selling Drugs. It’s an excellent, eye-opening documentary, particularly the last 40 minutes. Some of the information in the movie…

“Here’s your hat. What’s your hurry?”

I can imagine Wayne saying that due to our protracted goodbye. We sold our house eight months ago, and we still haven’t left the US. We didn’t plan to leave the US until now, but when we run into old friends they express surprise that we’re still here. So really, we’re leaving now. This will…

Flashback

I recently found out that the kids’ and my photos and x-rays from the orthodontist’s office are available on her website after I log in. Both Laurel and Charlie started going to her at age 7 1/2 although they didn’t get their first sets of braces on until about 8 1/2. Anyway, it’s been a…

Ice skating, City Park (Denver), History Colorado Museum

We skated at the city ice rink in Breckenridge Friday which was fun. Charlie held tightly to my hand, so I wasn’t able to take a picture of the kids skating. Here’s the Zamboni though. We got back to Denver Saturday and walked to City Park Sunday. Despite recent snowfall, it was sunny and warm…

Cross-country skiing

We didn’t cross much country with our skiing today, but we had fun and learned that Nordic skiing, at least for us, is more difficult than it looks. Our instructor, Anne, was patient with the three of us. Charlie refused to go down any slight grades, so he mostly stood with skis on while Anne…

Dog sledding

We had fun dog sledding through the forest today. I was surprised by the number of live lodgepole pines I saw there. I thought pine beetles would have killed them all by now, but one of the bus drivers I talked to said the last two years haven’t been as bad as previous years. A…