Category Archives: Sports

US Olympic Museum and America the Beautiful Park

The US Olympic Museum, near downtown Colorado Springs, just opened last year. It wasn’t on my radar, but my boss chose it as a destination for a department outing. The building it’s in is rather ugly, in my opinion, like … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

I went to many competition rodeos as a kid with my parents, but the only rodeo I’ve seen in the past 30 years was just a performance and not very exciting. I knew Colorado Springs hosted a competition rodeo each … Continue reading

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Curling

Curling is mesmerizing. I used to watch it late into the night during the Winter Olympics. I decided long ago that it would be fun to try it sometime, but I couldn’t find anywhere in Chicagoland where that was easy. … Continue reading

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Air Force Falcons vs. San Jose State Spartans

We went to the second home game of the 2019 Air Force Falcons season. It was on a Friday night at 6:00. I expected a lot of traffic and hassle, but there was none. We were waved onto the Academy … Continue reading

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