Monthly Archives for August 2009

Settling in, getting out

After two weeks, I’ve got some bearings. The streets look familiar and I’m learning the fastest ways to get around. I FINALLY got internet and cable installed. I went all summer without a TV and now I get hundreds of … Continue reading

30. August 2009 by Jackie B
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Digging in

The hardest part of this job, for me, is scheduling myself to get as much as possible done in 40 hours without going over. This was even harder this week because the school board has several retreat meetings including an … Continue reading

26. August 2009 by Jackie B
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First hike

Casper Mountain (elevation 8130 feet) is only about 10 miles away. There’s a downhill ski area, lighted Nordic area, hiking/biking/snowmobiling trails and campsites. I had planned to run a two mile trail race this morning, but last night’s showing of … Continue reading

24. August 2009 by Jackie B
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Today’s Friday?

At the end of the first week I’m happy to report that I’ll be back for another. I spent most of Thursday in a state task force meeting, leaving to finish reporting a story I’d started Wednesday. I left around … Continue reading

21. August 2009 by Jackie B
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5123 feet

I can see a mountain every time I leave my apartment, but adjusting to the altitude continues to be a new experience. Last night I baked cookies ‘n cream brownies to give to my new neighbors. With 8 minutes left … Continue reading

18. August 2009 by Jackie B
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