Cough, cough Denver

Lovely day in Denver today. Not. In fact, today the city’s air was rated fifth worst in the world among major cities. Also second worst in the Western Hemisphere, coming […]

Some Olympic observations

Funny how the female beach volleyball players wear almost nothing because sand gets lodged in bigger uniforms, or something like that. And yet the same sand is apparently no problem […]

The bears are still in town

I almost forgot my usual summer post about the live streaming bear cam at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska. The bears and the salmon are still at it, although […]

Alaska, anyone?

This is Denver right now. It’s 100°F, and I’m told there are mountains out there someplace. I just checked Anchorage, Alaska, and it’s 60°F and clear up there. I’m not […]

Where there’s smoke

This gif of wildfire smoke spreading across the US appeared in the New York Times yesterday. Certainly we’ve had more than our share of it in Denver this month, and […]

Let’s not bury the lede

Maybe it’s just preparation for the coming school year, but recently I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials for vaccinations other than Covid. DTP, HPV, meningitis, etc. (Meningitis? Not sure […]

Where eagles soar

Funny how a simple photograph can bring such joy, but this one does it for me. An eagle being released into the sky, with a smile and widespread arms. Glorious! […]

Who ya gonna call?

Who ya gonna call for the best advice? When you’re considering a divorce, you call … a lawyer. When you’re concerned about your car’s engine, you call … a mechanic. […]