Sunrise over the Grand Canyon. My favorite part of this isn't the sky or colors, but rather the series of barely-visible ridgelines in the darkened canyon.
Friday, February 26, 2010
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Monday, February 15, 2010
Unlimited free coffee at Einstein’s proved to be too much to resist, so I sipped coffee and read a good chunk of the paper this morning. A few of the interesting tidbits…
Tasty Scotch Ale
Great Divide started brewing a scotch ale not too long ago. Another scotch ale, Old Chub, is one of my personal favorites, so I’ll definitely have to try it. They have a release party on Friday which I will unfortunately not be able to attend.
Nobody Told the DEA
Apparently nobody told the DEA about Colorado’s medical marijuana laws. Or more likely they just don’t care much. Either way, they’re still arresting growers. I don’t really have a dog in the fight, since I’m neither growing nor using the sticky green stuff. But I would think the DEA would have something better to do than start a states’ rights fight.
In related news, the long-abandoned gas station at 20th & Lawrence is being renovated into a dispensary, according to a banner on the front. I wonder if they’ll still sell gas and Twinkies too.
The military has started to draw down the Haiti relief force. Thus proving that despite what Hugo Chavez may think, we’re not an imperial power. Or maybe we are but we’re just really, really bad at it. Either way, Hugo’s still a jackass.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
This one is left over from our road trip around the 4 corners area last March. There's a section of I-40 that parallels the old Route 66, which is full of derelict landmarks. We spotted this from the freeway and came back around to check it out.
It turned out to be one of the eponymous arrows at the Twin Arrow gas station. The station had been abandoned for some time. It was in total disrepair, and had been thoroughly vandalized as well. However, I did find some reports that the arrows themselves have been overhauled, so they may now be in better shape than when I saw them.
Saturday, February 13, 2010
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Monday, February 01, 2010
Wendy & I did a little snowshoeing near Breckenridge on Friday. The trail took us past a few old mine shafts. And there’s only one thing you can do at a mine – dance like a happy prospector! Of course this still photo doesn’t quite do it justice, you really should see the video. The first happy prospector dancer was Walter Huston, but if you want to see the best happy prospector dance ever you need to check out how my former coworker Andy does it.