Sunset!


At last, a quality sunset has graced the skies over Boulder. One of the things I loved about living in Santa Fe oh so long ago was the amazing sunsets that were an almost daily occurrence. Usually in the afternoon the sun's rays would have spawned a good thunderstorm, and the scattered clouds left in its wake would become the perfect reflectors of the setting sun's rays. It seems that Boulder is almost too clear, its skies almost always devoid of those great puffy cumulus clouds that are a requirement for a quality sunset. But today we had three storms in town, the result of the brutal heat and relentless sun we've been experiencing, no doubt. These storms left behind…

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Santa Fe


Well, this past weekend was a bittersweet reunion with the Land of Enchantment -- Santa Fe, New Mexico. It's where I fell in love with the mountains of the southwestern United States, and, in the summer of 1990, working as an electrician for the Santa Fe Opera, it's where I fell in love with my wife. And it's where Brenda is right now. Brenda's been doing freelance projects both at home and in Denver for the last few months, but had an offer to go to work at the Santa Fe Opera as a draper for part of the 2006 season, and seven weeks doesn't sound like a long time when that seven weeks is eight weeks away, so. The…

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