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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JP Fizzy’s

As much as I love a road trip, I really hate trying to find food on the road. Neither Dan nor I care for most fast food and it’s not easy to locate independent restaurants when you’re not sure where you’ll be at any given time. On a recent trip to Colorado Springs it was completely […]

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Free Comic Book Day

Since 2002, the first Saturday in May has been Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). Publishers churn out single-issue offerings of a wide variety of comics, a tool that comic shops can use as a festive reason to visit their businesses. FCBD served as a great excuse for Dan and me to visit Gryphon Games & Comics. […]

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In search of Moxie

Hello from historic Louisville, Colorado! Ohio/Kentucky friends, that’s pronounced “Lewisville,” not “Louieville.”) Bread, of all things, brought us to Louisville. A few days ago my neighbor-soulmate Linda mentioned Moxie Bread Company, a Louisville gem she’d read about in 5280 (“Ballad of a Small-Town Bakery,” which is a fantastic read whether you live around here or […]

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