Category Archives: The Arts

This and That

This was a day when you could fry an egg on any surface. It was close to 100° in Denver and not much better anywhere east of the mountains. I decided to check off some things on my list that … Continue reading

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Over the Rhine at Ivywild School

I got wind that Over the Rhine was coming to Denver on the Saturday after the Fourth of July. I went online to buy tickets and discovered they were appearing in Colorado Springs a night earlier. That made things even … Continue reading

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Glenn Miller Orchestra

Way back last December, when Sally’s choir performed with the Gettys at the Pike Peak Center, I noticed that the Glenn Miller Orchestra was coming on June 16. Sally and I wanted to go, and we invited Megan and Maddie … Continue reading

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Down from the Mountaintop

The Piz Gloria has the 007 logo painted all over the outside. The inside is decorated in James Bond. There’s a small museum called Bond World 007 that consists of photos, tidbits of information about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, … Continue reading

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Piz Gloria

When we arrived in Mürren, we didn’t have a plan apart from eating fondue. But while we were wandering the streets on Friday afternoon, we happened upon the station where we could take a cable car to the top of … Continue reading

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OZ Museum

Every time we’ve driven across Kansas, we’ve seen billboards advertising this museum. We felt compelled to stop and see it. There wasn’t much else of interest in the little town of Wamego, and the museum stood out on the main … Continue reading

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Highlights from Recent Reading

Writers come in two principle categories—those who are overtly insecure and those who are covertly insecure … — from Draft Number 4, by John McPhee We also saw the Golden-fronted Leafbird, a bright green bird with an orange forehead about … Continue reading

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January Stuffs

Things I Saw and Did in January Books Read in December and January Things I Learned in January To prevent fires back in the days when houses were warmed and lit by fire, people covered flames at night with a … Continue reading

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