Puppy Love

There is nothing quite like finding the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and knowing beyond a doubt that they are the one. I will never forget calling my mom after Kate and I’s first date, telling her, “I’m marrying her. I guarantee it.” Coincidentally, Kate called her mom that same day and told her…

For the Dads & Dudes

With my oldest son starting tee-ball this year, it brought back many great memories of my childhood. In the town where I grew up, the little league association hosted a skills assessment day, then a draft. If you have spent any time around me, you probably know that Kansas City Royals blue runs through my veins. As an eight-year-old, you…

Joy!

With the holiday season in full swing, I often reminisce to family traditions we had while growing up. Christmas brunch at my parents was always a highlight, as my mom would cook a huge feast of all our favorites. The only downfall was that I had to beg and plead for a reasonable amount of frosting on the cinnamon rolls.…

Waiting for the snow to fall.

For climbers, bikers and runners, the warm fall temperatures have undoubtedly been welcomed with joy. Snow sports enthusiasts, however, are likely feeling the snow will never reach us.

Bring on the hops!

Once upon a time, a place that served Newcastle and Sam Adams was thought to have a “good” beer list. The times have certainly changed. If you are a hop head, there is no better place to live, than Boulder, Colorado. The industry is literally changing before our very eyes. Brewers are constantly pushing the boundaries on hop variations, aging…

A Boulder bucket list…

  With the summer solstice now in the rear view mirror, I have realized there are still a few items to check off my “Boulder Bucket List” for summer. I am hoping by the August issue, I have experienced the following: 1. Tubing Boulder Creek: The heavy spring rains, and subsequently high water, has certainly given me an … Continued

Breathe in that fresh Colorado air…

Ahh, breathe it in, the great outdoors. There are thousands of reasons why people love this part of the country, and Boulder in particular. Outdoor activities, mild climate and all the natural beauty that surrounds us, are certainly high on the list.