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Grandoozy Photos

Grandoozy Denver: Photos from Day One

We made it! The first-ever Grandoozy Festival. Denver has been highly anticipating this event, and it was a total blast. Three days of intense music, food, art, and fun. Below are photos from Friday, including The War On Drugs, Phoenix, Bishop Briggs, Tennis, Andy Frasco…
Gary Numan Interview

Interview with Music Visionary Gary Numan

I was very honored to get on the phone with legendary artist Gary Numan today. He played Denver last year and it was one of my favorite shows of 2017. I look forward to his return to the Gothic later this month, which is sure…

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Best Places to Get Maryland Crabs

Best Places to Get Maryland Steamed Crabs

Both Bryan and I grew up in Maryland, and when you are from Maryland, you eat Maryland steamed crabs. But since we moved to Denver 24 years ago, we were a little rusty on the best places to go. Over the past year or so,…
YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park

YMCA Estes Park: An Easy Way To Stay Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Note: YMCA of the Rockies provided our weekend stay. All words and photos are mine. I love Estes Park as a destination. There is an adorable downtown area, and it's right at the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. I also love YMCA of the…

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Langenargen Germany

Schloss Montfort

We shipped one of those Pod things from my aunt's house in MD and it arrived safely today. Mostly we sent mundane stuff like the mattress Heidi had just purchased so Dex can finally have a new bed. But the single most important thing to…

Dear Heidi

It's been over a week since you passed and I haven't been able to really talk about it. I have so many thoughts and feelings, it's a little impossible to sort it all out right now. I knew when mom died, you wouldn't be long…

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Angela Santomera - Blue's Clues & Daniel Tiger - Aimee Giese - Greeblehaus

Preschool Clues – The Parenting Book For A Media Saturated World

I met Angela Santomero about six or seven years ago at a PBS meetup. It was about six months before Daniel Tiger was going to launch, and she was just entering the social media world. We had connected online prior to meeting in person, but…
Tips for Media Literacy and Fake News

Media Literacy for Parents, Teens and Seniors to Avoid Fake News

We have been in charge of our parentals' technology for at least a decade ... and while our 14-year-old son is starting to compete with our knowledge on the subject, we have been on his case for years about understanding the media he was consuming from the…

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Don’t Make Teachers Carry Guns

My son came in and sat down on my bed last night. "Me and my friends have been talking. And we came up with a bunch of reasons why arming teachers is stupid." He proceeded to list off the following reasons teachers should not have…
Women's March Denver 2018 - Photos and Protest Signs

Photos and Signs From Women’s March Denver 2018

It was our second year mobilizing here in Colorado and around the world to protest the Trump presidency. The Women's March Denver 2018 was another massive outpouring of anger and resentment for direction of our country right now. There were a ton of "shithole" references…

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Vans Warped TOur Denver - Concert Photos

Photos of The Final Warped Tour Denver

Wow. Warped Tour Denver kind of snuck up on me. It’s been a hectic month and all of a sudden the last stop of this iconic music festival arrived at the Pepsi Center and I was not prepared at all. Learn from my mistakes. Bring…
X-Ambassadors Concert Photos from Red Rocks Denver 2018

X Ambassadors and MisterWives at Red Rocks

I have seen (and photographed) both X Ambassadors and MisterWives on separate occasions before, but these bands were made to play at Red Rocks. Sometimes it's hard to captivate 70 rows of seats soaring up between giant monoliths in the sky, but these guys had…

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