Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Fire Jared Polis

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Complicated few weeks.
I have been all over the board actually.Work is complicated and changing. Not so much my day to day tasks just the management that surrounds it.
Politics are in full force and some things I agree with and to be brutally honest some things keep me up at night.I have met some amazing people in the last few months so that makes all the difference. I only skied a few times this winter - we had a tough combination of not enough snow, not enough time and just weird schedules.
But it appears that the door to hiking is opening which honestly I think I like a lot of better. At leats me knees do nto hurt as much. I do not mind the day after ski quad pain - but the yoga knee discomfort bothers me. I took two classes last semester - and now I am taking a break. I think this is just not the right time. Too many distractions.
On the progress front I will be co-chairing the Human Traffiking symposium in the fall and heping the board for Zonta. We are changing fundraising methodologies which was a huge emotional event for many people. So I guess my future looks like service, campaigns and hiking. You really cannot go wrong there.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Not Just a Piece of Cloth - ViewChange.org

Thursday, March 08, 2012

and the machine continues


Received this email today...
The latest victims of ObamaCare are our men and women in uniform, both active military and retired.
They will be forced to leave Tricare, the military’s current health care plan, and join ObamaCare’s state-run health care exchanges. How? By increasing Tricare premiums between 30 to 78 percent the first year and a whopping 94 to 345 percent every five years after that.

Not only is this not fair to military personnel who have risked their lives to defend America, the Pentagon is worried that this will impact efforts to recruit and maintain a high-quality military force, putting our country’s security in jeopardy, too.
However, none of this will take place until after the 2012 elections.

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Upper Canada Soap Presents: The Awesome Canadian Woman

I seriously need this today!
I am not from Canada - but grew up in Michigan and live in Colorado.
Appreciate the humor...

Thursday, March 01, 2012

must read....Chasing Myself: Eulogy for Scarlett Rose Mehring

Chasing Myself: Eulogy for Scarlett Rose Mehring: Those of you who were at the service heard this read aloud by the pastor. But for those of you who were not, this is the eulogy I wrote (wi...

Yesterday I attended Scarlett's memorial. It was heart wrenching!

Making of Act Of Valor

The filming of “Act of Valor” took 48 days over 12 ½ months and was shot in 12 states and in five countries on four continents, during live gunfire in harsh environments. The team overcame obstacles of operating in technology deficient locations in Cambodia, Mexico and Puerto Rico and throughout Navy training sites in Florida, California and Mississippi in order to provide realistic settings.

And they used HP Workstation!
This is a great movie.