Annie Parsons - Mt. Elbert

Will bribe for friends

By this time on Saturday, I had already climbed to the top of the highest mountain in Colorado. Today, I am still in my pajamas, drinking coffee, and trying to figure out how I’m going to survive today’s heat.  I think I’ll bake for the neighbors in hopes of being invited to their BBQ that…

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In search of motivation

I think that the best way to get me to do something is for someone to tell me that they don’t think I can do it. Actually, here’s how it really goes.  Someone tells me that they don’t think I can do it, and I believe them.  I get sad and discouraged.  I probably cry…

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Confessions of a lazy dog walker

Anyone who knows me can tell you that I am a responsible soul. I show up when I say I will. I get things done. I check things off a to-do list like no one else. I do more than my fair-share of the class project. I help with the dishes, I pay my bills,…

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