The Lyric Cinema

The Lyric is open! I’ve been following the story of the Lyric Cinema since before we bought our house. The Lyric is an independent movie theater in Fort Collins and they have been developing a brand new space — which opened last Friday (and then closed last Friday, and then reopened on Saturday. That’s life). […]

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Foothills UU

“Oh, you’re from Cincinnati? Whereabouts?” “Northside, but I grew up in Eastgate.” “My wife is from Mount Washington [seriously 10 minutes from Eastgate]. We were there in September.” This has already happened to me a few times in the two weeks Dan and I have been in Colorado; this specific exchange took place at Foothills […]

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SolarCity

Our neighborhood, Revive, caught Dan’s eye because of its focus on renewable energy and conservation. On Saturday we met our consultant from SolarCity (recently acquired by Tesla) — Justin walked us through the monitoring for our solar panels, which should produce enough electricity that the overage on our power bill also pays our water bill […]

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I didn’t cry at IKEA

It’s true! Dry eyes all around. IKEA overstimulates me. I can’t be alone in that. As design-chewy and dazzling as I find it, about 40 minutes in I am usually reduced to an anxious, weepy version of myself until I can sit in a dark room sipping on some Orinoco Flow. But not this time […]

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