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AspenRealLife is publishing a book based on the content in the blog. The book is about finding love, and retaining that love after children. It’s also about staying true to your dreams. Feedback welcome.

Chapter Six: Protecting Our Innocence

Chapter Six: Protecting Our Innocence The mornings in my bedroom were the antithesis of the nights; warm, safe and my own haven, where I'd spend oodles of time alone letting my imagination go, dancing wildly to...
Chapter Five: Three Sisters

Chapter Five: Three Sisters

Chapter Five: Three Sisters It is when I am in nature where suddenly a feeling of total elation passes over my being and I recognize what that feeling represents, memories from times in my chidhood where...
Chapter Four: All About Harold

Chapter Four: All About Harold

Chapter Four: All About Harold My father, Harold Melvin Wernick, was born in 1917 and lived through two wars, as well as the great depression. A tall and sporty man with a shark grin and a mischievous twinkle...
Chapter Three: Living in a Fairy Tale

Chapter Three: Living in a Fairy Tale

Chapter Three: Living in a Fairy Tale My childhood was its own fairytale, replete with wood nymphs, druids, and goblins who lived in the Victorian Fairy paintings that enveloped the walls of our home. My two sisters and I grew up in Massachusetts...

Chapter Two: Our Dream House

I had to sheepishly apologize to the crew for moving in before they were ready for us. I couldn't stand to live in our tiny condo anymore. Two years was enough. I agree that living in small areas keeps the family closer together but Im not convinced this was healthy for our particular family.
The first Chapter - Looking Back on AspenRealLife

The First Chapter – Looking Back on AspenRealLife

The first Chapter - Looking Back on AspenRealLife It was summer of 2010 when my eyes opened, slowly focussing in on black storm clouds rolling in, threatening well needed rain. As the shadows were cast over Goldie & Kurt's ranch...
Happy BIG Birthday Baddy!

Happy BIG Birthday Baddy!

"When I think about the things that we've been through, I know just one thing is true, life is better with you!". Happy 15th Anniversary to my hubbie.
Mixed Marriages

Living in Paradise in a Mixed Marriage

Bringing spirituality and meaning to our childrens lives can be stressful over the holidays with our mixed marriage.
teenage Aspen boys

Seeing Aspen Through a Teenager’s Eyes

Seeing Aspen Through a Teenager's Eyes It has been a long time since I have actually written about the children of Aspen Real Life, as soon as the older ones turned 14, all bets were off....