Colorado wedding weekend

Two of my favorite people recently celebrated their long-lasting love and commitment to each other on the banks of the Arkansas River in Colorado. I've known the bride's family for as long as I can remember, and the groom moved to our tiny mountain town when we were in middle school. These fine individuals make... Continue Reading →

Uncle Sam and Jill-Freedom: Defending America, One Mountain at a Time

E pluribus unum, Americans. I hope everyone had an explosively enjoyable Independence Day. I adore the Fourth of July. Historical sticklers might argue that, in reality, the founding fathers declared INDEPENDENCE on July 2nd, 1776; that nobody actually got around to signing the document itself until August; that Uncle Sam was merely a manhattan meat-monger; and that the... Continue Reading →

Montana Love

Hello happy human beings. It's a magical day here in Missoula, Montana! I'm enjoying an iced tea and some black licorice at an amazing apothecary called Butterfly Herbs in order to kill some time before my flight back to Denver this evening. I've been in Missoula for a few hours now, and I'm thoroughly enjoying... Continue Reading →

Wet weekend wanderings: the camping trip that wasn’t

Happy Monday, maniacs! I hope everybody's week is shaping up to be super! I tried to start the week strong with my typical swim this morning. Tragically, when I entered the University of Washington gym I was informed that my membership has expired because SOMEBODY forgot to register himself as a PhD student for summer quarter. Luckily I was... Continue Reading →

Jump into June

Jumpin Jehoshaphat! How is it already June!? It's true that I say the same thing every single time that we turn a calendar page, but, jumping into June seems like a bigger deal than mincing through May. Summer is here! Time to emerge from hibernation, break out the tank tops, and replenish our vitamin D... Continue Reading →

Weekend happenings: Amy Visits Seattle

Hello gentle readers. It's time to wind down our Sundays and get ready to kick some serious butt in the coming week. Or maybe it's time to crawl into bed and saw some serious logs until Monday rears it's ugly face. I, for one, am plum-tuckered out. Life has been chaotic lately, but I've managed... Continue Reading →

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