Author Archives: Mary Russell

About Mary Russell

I'm a "multipotentialite", turning my passions into careers. My main passions are learning, teaching, creativity, adventure, and compassion.

Autumn in Colorado (a Vermont gal is still impressed!)

I was born and raised in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont (the NEK as we call it). I’ve lived, worked and played in Colorado and Wyoming for the past 23 years. Although I still believe no other place rivals Vermont … Continue reading

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Words to Inspire

I’m reading E.O. Wilson’s book, Biophilia, for the first time. I have biophilia: the innate tendency to focus on life and life-like processes. A tide pool to explore, in San Diego, CA. Wilson’s book are his thoughts on humans, and … Continue reading

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Summertime in Colorado, and Beyond

I’ve taken some short and long journeys out yonder since my last posting. Here are a few photos of the JOY I experienced with people in special places: Panther Creek, in Shoup, Idaho Panther Creek Hotsprings Two brothers heading for … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung…Get On Out There and Have Fun!

It’s baseball season! My father was a player and a fan, as well as a lover of everything wild. He passed away two years ago, the day before Earth Day, listening to his wife and three other women talking about … Continue reading

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More and Bigger Isn’t Always Better

The American Dream: get a college degree and a high paying job. Meet the love of your life, get married, buy a house, have some kids, and retire young enough to enjoy your grandchildren and travel the world…. I think … Continue reading

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Over the Mountains, Through The Woods, Along the Lake, and Back Again

After three months of life in the Rocky Mountains, I journeyed to Boulder to visit my step-mom. I-70 is a familiar drive for me, and I do it with ease, no matter the weather or the traffic. Some music and … Continue reading

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Wheels on a Gravel Road

I travel in my 2001 VW Jetta TDI…still gets 50mpg

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