Category: Life in Colorado

Parades and the Meaning of Life

I have a birthday coming up this week.   The number doesn’t matter, and I’m at a place in my life where I can say that with a straight face. As I get closer to social security age, I realize that my happiness is…

Everyone dies, but not everyone truly lives.

Every day we have a choice. We can use our hours on this earth in a positive and fully engaged way, or we can exist. I don’t want to have regrets when my time comes. That’s not to say that every day is full…

DUST STORM PENROSE, CO

June 27, 2012. It’s very dry here in Penrose. The Waldo Canyon Fire is raging 30 miles away in Colorado Springs. The spread of the fire yesterday afternoon was caused by high winds. Firefighters were facing a wall of fire traveling at speeds up…

WALDO CANYON FIRE WE ARE OK

I’ve had a lot of friends ask how we are doing. The Waldo Canyon Fire is raging in Colorado Springs. Our home is 30 miles from the fire. I can’t imagine a scenario that would involve the Waldo Canyon Fire reaching us. But Sunday…

LAUREN KILLED FRANK THE SNAKE

She had to protect Mojo.

When Do You Start Listening To Grown Up Music?

Joe Walsh is playing at Riverfest in Little Rock on Sunday. And we are going to miss it. Damn. I like Joe Walsh. I like the Eagles. One of the things Steve and I have in common is we like the same music. We…

I Think The Killing Is Over

The deaths were legion