Amelia Furman

Mixed Media Artist

"Telling Stories with
Paper and Paint. "

My Unsung Hero

I really struggle to get out of bed in the morning. I would like to say it is because I’ve been up with my kids all night, but I can honestly say that I usually get between 7.5-9 hours of solid sleep a night (I know that some of you already hate me...I would hate me too.) I think a lot of it is simply psychological. I know as soon as I hit the floor, there will not be another quiet, still moment until I crash on that mattress 18 hours later. The one thing that helps me get out of bed in the morning is the warm cup of coffee that is on my bedside table. I do not have a maid (man, would that be nice), I have an amazing, selfless unsung hero. He goes to work everyday, often do

The Story of “Unmarked Rest Area”

Each of my pieces has a story to it and one of the purposes of my blog is to share those stories. My family and I do a fair amount of hiking. We would like to do more, but the rest of “life” tends to get in the way. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about….laundry, school, helping out with family and friends, house projects, etc. Anyway, one of our favorite parks is Lory State Park in North Fort Collins. It is hidden away and nestled in the hills near Horsetooth Reservoir. The trails aren’t as busy, so when the boys want to stop and dig in the dirt for a while, we don’t feel like we are getting in anyone’s way. Well Gulch Trail in LSP is a great hike for little ones. It’s about 1.5 m

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