Improve Concentration and Focus

Improving concentration and gaining focus. Those are good goals, and who doesn't want to improve their focus or their ability to concentrate? I know I certainly do. It seems like I spend a lot of time with scattered thoughts, jumping around from one subject to another...

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More people, 60K New Homes?

It's not often I come across story in the Denver Post that makes my jaw drop, but this one did it: Massive community planned in Aurora. Really? Denver isn't large enough, we need to add a new city to the Front Range? It's not enough that there's barely a discernible...

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Afraid to ride, might start a fire

Haven't ridden in a while One would think living in Colorado, I'd be riding my dirt bike all the time or at least every chance I got. One would think that, but they would be wrong. Last year between work, Crayon Eater graduating and going to the Navy, trips, camping,...

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Colorado has crappy drivers

I like to tell people, when they ask me where I'm from, that I am a rare thing. I am a Colorado Native. No, that doesn't mean I've lived here 5-20 years and now claim native status. It means I was born here, I've lived here most of my life. Which also means I've seen...

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Wild – A review of the book

I set a goal for myself to read more, in particular read more books. At was at REI one night, and happened to notice Wild on sale. Having seen the movie, I decided it was a good time to read the book. So I thought, if I’m going to read the book, I might as well post about the book too.

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Anti-Trump Rage Continues

It’s been a few weeks since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, and the anti-Trump rage continues. It would appear that some people are just not willing to give the man a chance. Maybe we’re not as open minded as cultural as we think.

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2017 is about balance

With 2016 in the books, and 2017 upon us it’s time for my update on goals. Honestly, I think this is kind of stupid yearly tradition but it’s cold outside and I have nothing better to do. So hear ya go.

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Reactions to the Election

Timeout It's been over a week since the election, and people are still freaking out. I was/am writing a much different reaction to the election than what I will have here. I still might post it, I'm not sure. Anyway, here's what has occurred to me over the last couple...

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Chicago

First time in Chicago Here's what I have learned this past week. I was not cut out to live in major city, screw that. I hate the traffic, people are rude, and getting around is more than a chore....it's a lesson in heart rate control. Why were we in Chicago in the...

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Slowing Down

We’ve been on the go all year. From trips, hikes, camping, and a little bit of riding this spring and summer has been pretty busy for us. So with another upcoming trip in the cards, it’s a good time to slow down and take a break.

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First day at Yellowstone

We arrived at Yellowstone had the boat inspected, did our training class, then loaded up and headed across the lake to the campsite. Once at camp we unloaded the boat, fixed a quick lunch, setup the tents, and I tested out our new hammocks. Happy to be out of a car.

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Full day on Yellowstone Lake

After a fit full night of sleeping, we woke up to a very tranquil place. Aj and Alicia headed out to go fishing while I spent a couple of hours just recharging my batteries alone. Later, we went fishing again and caught a lake trout that became lunch.

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