A New Start—Almost

I’m in the process of updating my website. I’ve got a new theme—Thesis—and I’m customizing it. It may take a little while. After that, I’ll need to revise the About page...

Time to Rethink

Eighteen months ago I started this blog with high hopes that I would make money off the Internet. Although I’ve made friends because of this blog and had a great time exploring Denver...

Thursday: Things to Do in Denver

The National Western Stock Show comes to town this Saturday. On January 23, the champion steer will appear at the Brown Palace. Tea and steer: what a combination! *** I just discovered Indulgences...

Happy Labor Day!

In celebration of all who work in whatever capacity, I present these pictures. These two noticed me taking this picture and shouted, “$10 a picture!” I didn’t pay up. I think they...

DNC Revisited

Lovely, gentle readers, I began this blog a year ago, during the Democratic National Convention. In my “What This Blog Is About” post in July, I noted that the city expected to make $160...

Transition Colorado

Over the last few years, “transition” movements have been popping up all over the country. Their long-term goal is to strengthen the local economy to the point at which it can provide for the needs...

Crazy About Denver: Have a Heart

When I was visiting the booths at the Denver Black Arts Festival, I noticed a charity I had never heard of: Valentine’s Heart. According to the website (which needs a little help)...

Crazy About Denver: Capitol Woes

According to the Denver Post, the state Capitol dome is in serious need of repair. And because of a lack of funds, officials are thinking of asking for donations from corporations. It’s sad...

Crazy About Denver: Cows at the Fair

One of Denver’s recent public art projects was to install some painted cows around the city. I guess Denver decided it couldn’t shake its cowtown image, so it would celebrate it. Those of...

Crazy About Denver: Get Foxy

I took these pictures Tuesday while out with a friend, one in downtown Denver after we had to get off the shuttle to walk around an area blocked off because of a fire, which reminds me of the Denver...

Denver Wines on Wednesdays

Last night I attended my first wine tasting at Park Hill Golf Course, an event arranged by Argonaut Liquor on Colfax to benefit the Positive Project, which uses the stories of people...

Mourning for Lollie

Last Thursday I learned that my sister’s mother’s-in-law, Lollie, had died after a long struggle with dementia. She’s pictured here at Flatiron Crossing Mall in Broomfield, about...