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Motorcycle Expo rescheduled

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned how one of the big windstorms that hit our area knocked down a huge tree in front of my house and onto my roof. It seemed like a big deal then until the next 100 mph windstorm came along and managed to annihilate about 1,000 homes of our neighbors to the north of us. more

Celebrating New Year's at home? Here are some tips to jazz up the party

Last week I mentioned that I still hadn’t gotten around to getting anything together for Christmas yet. Well, another week has gone by and I still don’t have the tree up. That’s … more

Have yourself a merry little start to the Christmas season

OK, it’s that time of year again. The Christmas Season is upon us. Or Chanukah, Kwanza or whatever other celebration you like to participate in during December. Some of my friends do something that involves gathering in a circle at midnight on the Winter Solstice. more

Tis the season for food and shopping

Well, Thanksgiving is around the corner. You can tell because every store that advertises started having their “ Black Friday” sales two weeks ago. I guess that’s a good thing. Keeps people … more

Learn a little before you leap at the Colorado Mountain Club

OK, we put a pretty good dent in it. I’m talking about raking up the yard last weekend so we could set it all out for the Fall Yard Waste Pick Up. By “we” I mean my wife Lisa and her friend … more

Branch out with an new game you won’t beleaf

Ah yes, fall is in the air. It’s also all over the ground. We may have had a lot of unusually warm weather to start off the season, but once there was a bit of a chill in the air it seemed like … more

Two spooky-season stories of getting over the hill

Today is my birthday. I was born on Oct. 21, 1959 in Denver. That makes me 62 years old as of today. That means I am coming up on the 62nd Anniversary of my first experience in Golden. It happened a … more

Joyful to see JSO jamming again

In the “things are finally getting back to normal” category I want to turn the spotlight on an event that was a staple of this column for years but has been on hold for a while. It’s the season … more

Warm your belly or send a chill down your spine

Well, I did it again. I decided to order a pizza to pick up and totally forgot about the final Super Cruise of the season happening last Saturday. I write about it in my column, tell friends about it … more

Coming on home to Golden events this fall

Wow! After about a year and a half of treasure hunting to find some kind of live events to write about, this weekend has a huge abundance of them so we’re going to go a little Avenue Flashes “old … more

Bales of fun to be had this fall

Well, fall is officially here! I always love the changing leaf colors, cooler temperatures and earlier sunsets. I also like the holidays that happen in the Fall, particularly Halloween. As I have … more

Dusting off my formal clothes and thinking about frauleins

As we get older, we start running into various reminders that we aren’t quite what we used to be. In my case, what I used to be was slim with a full head of dark hair. Now? Um, not so much. Of … more

Good time to appreciate some art and smile

I’ve been hanging out in and around downtown Golden a lot lately and I’ve noticed that something big is making a comeback. Smiles! You just see a lot of happy people roaming around smiling and … more

A swell summer Saturday itinerary

I had some work to do up in the mountains last weekend and got to experience, once again, what flash flooding looks like up there. It was kind of a wet Saturday and all around the area, but up in our … more

Playing it safe in the outdoors this summer

Well, it’s about the middle of the summer season and already we have experienced a few days of extremely hot weather. August is coming so it’s likely that we haven’t seen the last scorcher week … more
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