Denver in Winter

One of the best things about living in Denver is the weather. I know my California friends will never believe me, but being able to enjoy a snow storm on Tuesday and 60 degree weather on Friday really does happen – and it is glorious.

Sunbathing on the roof – in February.

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Sochi 2014

After much delay, I’m happy to share with you a few pictures and stories from Sochi! On top of being at the Olympics, getting a new job (post coming soon!), and my computer dying for a few days, it’s been almost impossible to blog.

Sochi was a long, but incredibly fun month. I’ve been happily home for a couple of weeks now but can definitely say that I miss our cheery hotel staff and USA House front desk shenanigans.

Here are a few of my favorite moments from Sochi 2014. Click for larger versions!

The one thing Josh asked for from Russia is a big old furry hat - so I bought him this leather and raccoon beauty! We call it the "Coon Hat" (very original).
The “Coon Hat”

The one thing Josh asked for from Russia is a big old furry hat – so I bought him this leather and raccoon beauty! We call it the “Coon Hat” (very original).

Read  on for more of my pictures from Russia!

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Back from Sochi

It’s been a whirlwind past month but I am officially back in the USA after working the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games! Despite some negative press leading up to the event (and during for some of the media hotels), I had an absolutely amazing time – and dare I say it, but I actually miss Krasnaya Polyana and the USA House in the center of the Coastal Cluster.

I plan on making a full post about some of my experiences, but as I arrived in last night after almost 30 hours of travel, I think I’m just going to take a few days to relax in the mountains, catch up on all of the shows I couldn’t watch while in Russia, and of course SLEEP!

Sochi 2014 USA House Staff with the Stanley Cup
Sochi 2014 USA House Staff with the Stanley Cup

New York, New York

It has been a whirlwind of a couple weeks! In the midst of putting on this huge event in my department I was incredibly lucky to have attended the Sports Business Journal’s Game Changers conference, an event for women in sports. Not only did I get to know our Chief Marketing Officer, General Counsel, Chief of Operational Excellence (which is such a cool title), and Director of Training Sites and Partnerships better (such a crazy opportunity… and all those powerful people are women by the way), but I also met some of the other amazing women who were in attendance. One of our very own even won an award!

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Enjoying a croissant with apricot preserves and reading the Style section of the paper.

Read on for more highlights from my trip!

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