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As a nation, we rely heavily on energy from finite fuel sources. Coal, natural gas, oil – our supplies of these fossil fuels will …

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It’s December, which means it’s Evan’s birthday month. I still have trouble believing we have a full-fledged toddler and not a little baby I …

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The fact that I haven’t ever catastrophically damaged a cell phone is nothing short of a miracle. I’ve had at least a dozen devices, …

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(Almost) every Friday, I share a handful of my favorite things from around the web and around the world.  Enjoy! Hello strangers! Long time, …

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The hustle and the bustle of the holidays can make it a challenge to stay committed to long-term goals. With work and school parties, …

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After four years, we paid off our little sedan earlier this year. So naturally, I’ve been casually shopping for a new car ever since. …

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If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably seen me posting about 21 Day Fix, one of the more recent fitness programs from …

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I grew up eating not the best diet. I remember some of my mom’s favorite snacks to serve me were Saltine crackers with mayonnaise …

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It’s no secret that I’ve been horrible at posting in a regular fashion lately. I’ve got a calendar filled with post topics, and I …

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Today is Bike to Work Day in Denver. Some practicalities of daily life – namely, how much I sweat and how unsafe some stretches …