Rocky Mountain High

Last Tuesday, we woke the kids up at 5:30 to hit the road.  For 80% of our family, it had been a year since...

Age is only a number

Ej Photo/Travis Charlson Age - it’s only a number. That’s what I’m trying to convince myself since I turned 39 this weekend.  I can’t really say...

Dear Santa…

Dear Santa, It’s been quite a few years since my last letter, and I suppose I owe you an apology for not keeping in...

Hold My Beer

EJ Photo/Travis Charlson Have you ever felt embarrassed?  Maybe even stupid?  Believe it or not, I have too! Take this morning, for example.  I was...

Stuffing

A big part of the holiday season is food. When I think of food for the holidays, stuffing is always in the top 3....

Ham and bean mixed soup

After the holidays, someone in the family usually has a ham bone that can be used to make soup. On a cold winter day,...

Editorial: My phone, Lenny

EJ Photo/Travis Charslon I have a love / hate relationship with my phone.  We’re trying to work through it, but I’m thinking it may take...

Grandma’s Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

This by far my favorite scalloped potatoes and ham recipe. They are cooked slow and are creamy and delicious! I still think grandma makes...

To college, or not to college?

The latest unemployment numbers just came out and the numbers are both exciting and troublesome. For the economy of our communities, these low numbers are...

Flu Season

I received a letter from a subscriber asking to remind people to get their flu shots.  They stated that not doing so has numerous...