Thursday, February 17, 2011

Forty Under 40

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Rusty was named to the Forty Under Forty class of 2011 by the Boulder County Business Repot.  The press release stated “Members of the group are young emerging leaders under the age of 40 in the Boulder Valley.” 

We got to attend a fun networking event, and Rusty received a nifty plaque.  It was a fun, exciting night, and a great excuse for a mid-week date!   Way to go, Babe!forty under 40 articleThis is a little clip that was printed in the BCRB with a pic, Rusty’s age, and a little bit about BlogFrog.  

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Beaver Creek. Not exactly roughing it


  I don’t think Beaver Creek could have come up with a more perfect slogan.  Rusty and I had the opportunity to head up there for a few days of R&R.  Well, sorta.  Rusty got to present at the Venture Capital in the Rockies conference, while I got some R&R in the hotel room.

While he was at the conference, I spent the day reading, napping, and vegging out in front of the TV.  I did peel myself away from my bed and go watch Rusty give his presentation.  It was so fun to actually hear the “real live” version!  I have spent the last two years listening to him practice and perfect his presentation.  He did such a good job.  I was really proud!  One of his investors came up after and jokingly said, “You did such a great job it brought tears to my eyes!”  Then I got to meet many of the people I’ve been hearing about since the beginning of BlogFrog—investors, mentors and friends.  It is so nice to be able to have a face to put to all the names.  We got to attend a fabulous dinner at the Saddle Ridge Restaurant, compliments of HRO, and then take a dip in one of the 5 hot tubs at the Park Hyatt.

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The next day was spent skiing at Beaver Creek, which is one of the most beautiful resorts I have ever been to!  The runs were HUGE, and the scenery was breathtaking.  I thought I was a pretty good skier until I got on the slopes with Rusty—He DUSTED me every time.  I was exhausted by the end of the day! It was so fun to spend an entire day with each other, uninterrupted by the pitter patter of sweet tiny feet. 

A HUGE thanks to my amazing, wonderful, friend Jen who watched the kids for us.   

skiing at Beaver Creek during VCIR

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Cross Country Skiing

Rusty and I went cross country skiing with my siblings over Christmas Break.  It was the first time I’d ever gone, and let’s just say, I am not a natural.  How in the heck do you slow down on those things???photo 2 photo 4