The Metcalfe Genes and Training

For those of you who don’t know, my mother is a super-hero: she is an incredibly good researcher and advocate who can clearly and concisely get her point across on paper and in a meeting. Since I was a child, she has used her gift to right wrongs and keep people (like me) safe fromContinue reading “The Metcalfe Genes and Training”

If this writing thing doesn’t work out…

It’s always good to have a back-up plan. So, if this whole writing thing doesn’t go as well as hoped, then I think I might become a professional baker, gift-maker, and fundraiser! We just held the Rock Springs Humane Society’s first annual Holiday Market yesterday and though it was a lot of work, it wasContinue reading “If this writing thing doesn’t work out…”


For the past month I’ve been volunteering at the Rock Springs Humane Society here in Wyoming. I’ve been really enjoying spending time with the animals (and the people) at the Society, but I also love all the behind-the-scenes work I’ve been doing organizing fundraisers and other events. Yesterday we put on the 3rd annual DracupawsContinue reading “Dracupaws!”

Wild Wyoming

As I might have mentioned before, Wyoming – compared with most places in the continental U.S. – is quite sparsely populated. There are about 500,000 people spread out over the state, and most of these are clustered in small towns and cities. This means that there are a lot of wild, wide-open spaces. Last Wednesday,Continue reading “Wild Wyoming”