Tag Archives: Colorado


Capturing the Green in Vail

On this last Scamp through Colorado, I was constantly awed by how green everything was.

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Dog Days of Summer

Is there anything sweeter than watching a dog play in the water? Especially when the setting is this beautiful?

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Making Apologies at the Buckhorn Exchange in Denver

I was just in Denver visiting the lovely and talented Garrett Hacking, and the first thing he wanted to do was check out The Buckhorn Exchange, a bar and steakhouse that opened in Denver in 1893. It’s not only the oldest restaurant in Colorado, it got the very first liquor license there about 25 years later. (The restaurant has since been designated a National Historical […]

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Emphatic in Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista, CO is a tiny town northwest of Salida, and even though it’s a sleepy little burg, it’s not lacking in attitude. The coffee is strong (The Roastery is a must), the beer is hoppy (try Eddyline – the wood-fired pizza is good, too), and the signs are demanding:

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My New Favorite National Park

I’m interrupting the Ireland Series to talk about last weekend’s Colorado Scampabout, which is a more traditional Scampabout since Sadie actually got to go. Plus, I have a new favorite National Park, replacing last year’s spectacular Chiricahua National Park, and I wanted to share it with you.

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You haven’t experienced real love until you and your significant other stand together, watching your shit pour onto the ground at your feet. No, this is not a metaphor.

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