Saturday, October 22, 2011


Okay, I've had some weird days, but today has to be the weirdest day of work... EVER!
First, there's thousands of people running and screaming in the streets; mayhem everywhere!
And then this chick bites me. Now I'm feeling weird...
My face feels weird, these veins are growing and my skin keeps falling off.
And now I'm constantly hungry and nothing I eat seems to make a difference.

I saw this doctor guy on the street, and told him what happened. He handed me a severed, bloody arm.

Wait a minute... was today the Zombie Crawl????

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Estes Park

This weekend the band played a wedding in scenic Estes Park, Colorado. The wedding was fun, we loved every minute.
The lodge was incredibly beautiful. The view from the balcony of downtown Estes Park was gorgeous:

As was the view from our room:

I heard rumors that we had a bear outside the hotel room this morning.
Today I spent some time with my cousin Jerry, who lives in Estes Park. He has a great place just off the lake, overlooking the golf course.
We had a blast, took the Jeep up to the park. It was COLD!

The road was closed part way up so we turned around.

The scenery was breathtaking:

We saw some wildlife, including a white elk - a good luck omen???

I had a great time hanging out and relaxin' with my cousin. Thanks, Jerry!

On the way out of town, I couldn't resist taking photos of the elk that had wandered onto the golf course:

Just play through:

If you look closely, I think you can see my cousin's place just through the trees on the right...

What a great weekend!

Sunday, February 13, 2011


I consider myself fortunate that I can observe other people's behavior and see it as either something to aspire to (if it's admirable,) or a wake-up call/warning (if it's unacceptable or destructive.)

Friday, October 23, 2009

Cussler Museum

A friend and I made a trip to the Clive Cussler Museum in Arvada, CO. I have always loved vintage and antique autos.
Cussler, the famous writer, has a massive collection of antique automobiles.
First, the highlights.
Walking in, I was greeted by this familiar sight:

A 1958 Buick Limited.

My first car was a 1958 Buick Special 4-door. I bought it before I even had my driver's license. I restored the car and owned it for over 20 years. When I moved to Seattle in 1998, I sold it to a collector from Sweden. He'll take good care of it.
This beauty is very similar to my own, "The B-58" as I called it, with a couple of exceptions.
*This one is a convertible, mine was a hard-top.
*The convertible had the Continental Kit, mine did not.
*The chrome on the real quarter panels it different. Mine had more chrome.
Other than that, the color is the same, the GRILLE is the same!! and the tail fins are the same! Even down to the wide whitewall tires!!!

Dig that GRILLE!!! Exactly like my own!

What a great car! It sure brought back memories.

Now, the other highlight.
My personal "Holy Grail" of automobiles: The 1936 Auburn Boattail Speedster:

A wider view of one of the museum's 'antique' display rooms:

A selection of beautiful hood ornaments:

The classic of classics, the Stanley Steamer:

This Packard had a beautiful matching trailer with the most beautiful custom interior I have seen:

This 1932 Auburn Boattail Speedster had gorgeous lines:

Other delightful displays:

I loved these two early '20s Mercedes roadsters. There is unsurpassed beauty and elegance in their functional design.

And a neat little guy parked at the entrance:

What a day!!! What a trip!!! I look forward to going back.