Fiesta!

Hickory Street is perhaps half a mile from my house; I ride my bike there often. I met my friend Kate and her two sweethearts for an afternoon of ambling Sno Cones at the Fiesta de Movimiento Comunitario de Hickory Street. Kate and her boys helped judge a salsa competition as part of the festival. All […]

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New job alert! Larimer Chorale

On July 1st, I will become the Executive Director of the Larimer Chorale, an auditioned choral ensemble in Fort Collins. The Chorale’s current Executive Director retires at the end of June, and I will step in to manage the administrative responsibilities of the organization such as marketing, communications and fundraising. The position is half-time, allowing […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo

Dan and I were invited to see Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo touring show in Broomfield. (Full disclosure: tickets were provided.) I already adore Cirque shows (see my previous Cirque-obsessed post), but Corteo hit a special chord for me because: I like my comedy darrrrrrk. Corteo, while certainly fun and comedic and clowny, begins with the line […]

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Stalking Treecraft

As Dan and I continue to explore Colorado, we lean on the internet and recommendations from friends in order to find new places to visit. Treecraft, on the other hand, found us — their workshop is located across the street from us, and we have been watching them from our bedroom window since we moved […]

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Pop-up dumplings

The other night I received perhaps my favorite text message to date — my friend Kate and her family were going to check out a pop-up dumpling shop downtown, and did I care to join? The someday restaurant Pot Stickers borrowed Fort Collins bistro The Welsh Rabbit for a one-day dumpling throw-down. I believe Pot […]

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