Category Archives: Boulder

Adventures at the DMV

I went to get a Colorado driver’s license this morning.  My visit lasted over two hours.  Yes, over TWO hours.  And involved flies and maybe zombies.  All the better since I already possess a CO driver’s license.  However, since I … Continue reading

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Through the Years: A First Day Chronology

My last post reflected on my grandmother who passed away on Wednesday of this week.  In the midst of sadness, it is nice to celebrate fresh starts and new beginnings, even if they result in eye rolls from the 12-year-old who … Continue reading

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Last Place is the New First

I don’t like doing things I don’t do well.  Let me rephrase that, I loathe doing things I don’t do well.   Also, I loathe losing.  Like so many things pre-children, I only vaguely realized this and wasn’t particularly bothered by … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Union – May 1, 2013

Colorado’s Civil Unions Act went into effect on May 1, 2013. Denver and Boulder County Clerks took the date quite literally and opened their offices to the public at 12:01 a.m. to begin issuing civil union licenses. Jodi is on … Continue reading

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Why So Gay is So Wrong

I’m not easily ruffled by general vocabulary slang, though I’m also not naive to the occasional undertones.  Still, the Divine Miss M surprised me this year and reminded me that even when we’re choosing to ignore them, words matter.  M’s … Continue reading

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Scenes from my Boulder

Exactly.  Lousy day?  Stop, look around and remember where you are!  I love the Sink, I do.  But the main reason I took this was anything that says, “Welcome to the Anxiety Chamber” probably belongs outside the door of the … Continue reading

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Scenes from my Boulder

Much as I love our move and the Boulder area itself, I do miss my friends, my family and I so miss the familiarity of living somewhere for over a decade.  But those feelings are assuaged by knowing all of this is right here at … Continue reading

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Paper Cup Purpose

We made our first trip to the Boulder Farmer’s Market on Saturday morning. Let me just say, Wow!  We had a Farmer’s Market in Oklahoma City but Boulder’s was an altogether different experience.  It was awesome!  And we happened upon a philosophical … Continue reading

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Bears in my trash can

I continue to find fascinating and  enlightening information regarding living in Boulder.  The latest from my information packet?  How to avoid bears at your house.  Although, actually, it doesn’t tell you how to avoid them so much as inform you that they are indeed coming.  Notably, part … Continue reading

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College parties ain’t what they used to be

Went to Colorado this weekend to accomplish a few essential things, including seeing the  house we rented.  We are re-entering the world of renters for one year until our office is established (*crossing fingers*) and we have a better idea of where in Boulder we want … Continue reading

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