My wife and I were in the mountains a couple weekends ago. On Saturday, we drove to Sylvan Lake State Park, just south of I-70 at the Eagle exit and one of the crown jewels of our state park system. The trail around the lake is an easy walk and I enjoyed asking the many … More A SYMBOL OF HOPE? OR A REMINDER OF SHAME?
Jumbo shrimp. Sweet sorrow. Open secret. Seriously funny. Liquid gas. Recreation industry. My wife and I were in Vail over the weekend. Something called the “GoPro Mountain Games” was packing them in. “GoPro Heros” are those small video cameras that some folks attach to their ski helmets, four wheelers, or kayaks to record in, numbing and … More Oxymorons
For a guy nearly eligible for Social Security, this is pretty techie stuff! At least my daughter was impressed-who, for this kind of thing, relies almost entirely on her VERY techie husband.
I was at the dentist’s getting my teeth cleaned today. As is the customary practice in such circumstances, the pleasant young hygienist asked me a question that I couldn’t answer til I had finished swishing out my mouth and she had sucked the fluid away with the little straw. “Are you still in the legislature?” … More Why “Formerly Honorable”?
Ralph Moody, the author of the Little Britches series of memoirs/novels, is Colorado’s memoirist/novelist laureate. Think I’m exaggerating? Check him out. In a Colorado that seems increasingly like a state seized with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Moody’s gently riveting stories come from a different time. But not a different place-even though Moody might have a … More Little Britches