Category Archives: A Slice of Laramie

A Slice of Laramie with a side of antelope

  If you’ve lived in Laramie for more than five minutes, you’ve probably noticed the antelope. Maybe you’ve had a conversation like this with a Laramie newbie: Me: Ever since we moved to Wyoming I’ve noticed antelope inside the fences along the highway. What are

A Slice of Laramie gets sick

I was pretty sick last week; sick enough, in fact, that I actually took myself to a doctor to find out what was going on. My husband and kids were gone for a couple days, which was nice and peaceful, but meant I didn’t have

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s is my favorite holiday, because I love to make resolutions and imagine a better me in a new year. Do I always keep those resolutions? Heck no, but at least for a little while I do better as a person. If Laramie were


As you may remember from previous posts, I have a weakness for farmers’ markets. So much so that I went to Cheyenne this weekend to visit their winter indoor market. That’s right, I drove about a hundred miles to get homemade kimchi and Wyoming honey.

Surprised by Snow Again

Guess who was taken by surprise by the snow AGAIN? Obviously it was me; the weather app is the one least used on my phone. However, this time my kids had snow boots, so at least I was prepared. But can you blame me for

Mini Pumpkins

We got a bunch of mini pumpkins to decorate our home for Halloween. They are super cute, or at least they were for about a day. Our oldest son used a steak knife to carve a face into his pumpkin, which he put in his

Dirt Roads

For the first seven years we lived in Laramie, we lived on dirt roads. My family was so shocked the first time they came to visit us. “Wow! Dirt roads!” like it was such a novelty. They could not believe I was living in a

Snow on Halloween

It’s the first day of October, and that means it’s time to start celebrating Halloween! Unless you work retail, in which case you’ve been surrounded by Halloween for the last month or so. Bring on the pumpkin spice everything! I’m pulling out my Halloween playlist,