Spring has Sprung!

Tulips in the Rocky Mountains

One of my most favorite parts about living in the Rocky Mountains is the extremely long spring.  Not everyone get this, however we live at about 8,500 feet and I work at about 5,700 feet.  Because of this, the temperature range is huge.  It could be snowing at my house and sunny in town.   […]

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Family in town!

Crystal Valley, Colorado

Nate and I had a great time with Uncle Rogor, Aunt Kelly, Mom, Dad, Dan,and Alyse over the past week and we got a TON accomplished. Our house now looks like Cabela’s, we have a deck on the front of the house, a new firepit, the ‘construction zone’ has been disassembled and moved, the garage […]

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My Favorites: Quotes

A year from now you'll wish you started today

Quotes can be a powerful thing.  They can change the way you think, the way you live, they can inspire you, make you think, make you wish and dream.  Quotes can motivate you, make you laugh, make you cry, remind you of people, places or things.  Quotes can also create attention to a movement or […]

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Five Ways to Keep My Sanity At Work

Essential Oils

One thing you may not know about me is that I hate basements. I work in a basement.  The office uses terrible florescent lighting.  Ask Nate, I love either very minimal mood lighting or natural light.  To get to any kind of natural light, I have to walk around about 4 rows of cubicles, go into […]

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This is it.

This is going to be somewhat of a ‘final post’ to this blog.  I may have a few more posts come up but I can’t guarantee anything.  Why would I stop blogging here??  Well, one reason is that I’ve been horrible since this summer break at updating this site.  But the second, and more important […]

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Knom mean songsa!!

Lets start the new [work/school] year first going back to where I last left off… going to the US for vacation.  And I had a ton of questions over what the time in the US would look like.  Some of those questions were answered easily and some took a bit. My first stop was in […]

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USA – Come & Gone

Wow.  It’s been almost 2 months since I last updated this thing. When I went to the US this summer I knew I need a break.  I was ready for a vacation.  I was ready for life to slow down. I did get a break.  The vacation was wonderful.  However, life did not slow down […]

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So Rich

So, on Sunday while I was at the orphanage Seinghai and I had a conversation in which he told me how rich I am.  Mind you this conversation was in my broken Khmer so I’m going to fill it in as best I can:    Seinghai:  Kristie is rich. Saegye is not. [Saegye came on […]

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