I was vaguely aware that 20 years ago I graduated from high school – and that there would be a reunion of some kind.
There was: it was this past Saturday, and I missed it.
Even had I been within reasonable range (5,000 miles is not, 50 is), I wouldn’t have gone because I detest [...]
Last Sunday afternoon, after having tackled a mountain of email at my second favorite coffee shop on the planet, the 9th and Downing Dazbog, I decided that I wanted to indulge in something that one cannot get in Berlin: Great Mexican food.
I drove down one of Denver’s most infamous streets, Colfax Avenue, until I [...]
Saturday morning, after having breakfast with one of my oldest friends, we headed over to the brand new History Colorado Center – brand new as it opened only a couple months ago.
The new museum replaces the old facility, which looked like a typewriter and was both one of my favorite buildings in downtown Denver [...]
I’m in Denver, briefly, visiting my family and seeing my Mom’s new house.
So far I haven’t made any accidental trips to the old house, my car has managed to find its way to the new address without error each and every time. I bet I head to the old house the next time [...]
A year ago today my Father died: February 24, 2011.
It is somewhat fitting that I will be spending the 24th in New York City – my Father’s home town, where he was born, raised, and spent much of his 20s before moving to Denver.
For those of you who know New York City, he [...]
For six nights in a row this week, I will not be sleeping in the same bed twice – right now I’m half way through this travel marathon and I am looking forward to being at rest, somewhere.
Monday at 10:00 Mountain Standard Time I was in Denver, specifically at the airport, [...]
Tuesday morning, before heading north, I went to a coffee shop in order to get caught up on my email—for while I might be on vacation, some aspects of work need somewhat regular attention.
I found myself on Colfax Avenue at 18:00 CET – a warm, sunny, Tuesday morning at 10 in Denver.
There’s an auto repair shop in Denver whose service was so fantastic and honest that my father became a long-standing client – and he became friends with the owner. It was the kind of relationship that evolved into to the two of them taking trips together including to watch Colorado Rockies spring [...]
Spring 1986 was an exciting time for me: in that era, middle schools in Denver offered 7th and 8th grade, and as I and my fellow Park Hill Elementary School 6th grade classmates were preparing for Continuation, we were also preparing for middle school.
Students attending Park Hill Elementary School back then were divided up [...]
Today at 18:00 CET, it’s also 10:00 MST, and I’m at Dazbog in Denver.
No doubt I’ve blogged about Dazbog before: I’ve been coming here for about a decade and aside from the store being rebranded and redecorated, the customers are the same.
From where I’m sitting right now, I recognize two [...]