Sunday, May 25, 2008

Road Trip

So I went on a little bike ride the other day, managed about 30 miles and made it out almost to Golden. Still haven't gotten the road bike fixed up, so was on the mountain bike. 30 miles on a mountain bike, good workout, lots of sore muscles the next day. Bunch of pictures below from the ride.

One of my old AmeriCorps buddies, Carolyn, had a layover on her flight back to Oakland, so went out to see her the other day. Good to see you again, but could ya make it here for more than a half hour next time?

Speaking of reasons for people to come visit...The Mile High Music Festival is coming up in July. A two day deal, with a pretty good lineup: Dave Matthews Band, OAR, Bob Schneider, Martin Sexton, Michael Franti, Josh Ritter, Ingrid Michaelson, The Black Crowes, Spoon, Tom Petty, Gavin Degraw, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Citizen Cope, and a whole bunch more. (Sorry I didn't put links for all, runnin out of time and gotta get to work.) Tickets are a bit pricey, but way cheaper than if you ever saw them all separately. Anyway, it's July 19-20. Any and all let me know if you are interested.

Where a good chunk of my disposable income is going, the main REI here in Denver

Set of rapids outside the REI, for when I can get a kayak

Next stop, a quick visit with Mr. Heaton at the new CC office

One of the many disc golf courses here in Denver and off of bike paths

Cuz the parents like to see pictures of me too

Just some mountains

A brief visit with CQ at the airport

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Correction from the Editor...

My disc golf season lead over Mike Heaton was previously listed as +24. It is now +28. Sorry for the confusion, please make changes to your daily lives accordingly...

Saturday, May 17, 2008

This is in no way a knock on the Lumina/Animul

So I had biked into the main REI (outdoor store, mom) here in Denver and as I was checking out, the girl saw my helmet and asked if my bike was my main mode of transportation. Thought about it and decided that sounded like a good idea. There's a good trail system and my apartment is so centrally located that everything is pretty close to me. Work is about a 5 mile ride on trails and residential streets, so have been doing that the past week. Hope to just keep my car parked for most of the summer minus any trips into the mountains.

Speaking of disc golf...there's also a course a short ride from my place. So far on the year I am 24 shots up on Mike Heaton. He has had a number of excuses over the rounds from throwing his driver into a lake to his son hiding his putter, but it is clear so far who is superior at frolfing (folfing to some...)

Currently at work covering part of the overnight shift. This is actually as boring as you might think it is. Doing the kids laundry is the highlight of the night. Next week I do the entire overnight one day, so you should look forward to a incoherent post in a week from 5 in the morning. I may actually cry from boredom that night. On the bright side, it means I get Wednesday off too this coming week and my old volleyball team needs a sub that day, so will get to play some more sand vb.

Parents are coming out in a couple weeks and sister is coming in August. That leaves a whole lot of other open times for the rest of you to come out here. My boss is pretty good about time off requests as long as there is enough advanced warning to find subs.

Less than 2 hours to at 3:30, 30 minute ride home, asleep by 4:02:)

Til next time...