Boulder, Colorado – Introduction (May 2016)

There’s one aspect about my youth that many know of, select few appreciate/respect, some suspect, and others have mocked, but can best be summed up in a singular confession by the following: "There are four things I'll be embarrassed about for the rest of my life, and here are three of them: losing an arm-wrestling … Continue reading Boulder, Colorado – Introduction (May 2016)

Boulder, CO – Day 1 (Friday, May 13, 2016)

A Different Kind of Suburbia The flight to Denver International Airport (DEN) was relatively uneventful compared to other flights. It being a Friday evening, I anticipated a throng of end-of-the-week long distance commuters, but Dulles International Airport (IAD) wasn’t particularly any busier than usual. This was a welcome surprise given the TSA’s recent bad press … Continue reading Boulder, CO – Day 1 (Friday, May 13, 2016)

Boulder, CO – Day 2 (Saturday, May 14, 2016)

Grey Morning in the Rockies As I quickly discovered on my Hawaii trip, jetlag from traveling west disrupts my circadian rhythm more than traveling east. Still stuck on East Coast time, I woke up earlier than expected (I really wanted to sleep in). While the clock said 6:30 AM, my body was sure it was … Continue reading Boulder, CO – Day 2 (Saturday, May 14, 2016)

New York City – Day 1 (Saturday, October 10, 2015)

Thanks for the Lovely Ride…Sorry About the Fingernail Marks… As I may have mentioned before yes you have get on with it already I’m not a morning person, so I won’t belabor that point. Needless to say, we awoke at an ungodly early hour for getting down to Rosslyn to meet our bus. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading New York City – Day 1 (Saturday, October 10, 2015)