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Brewery Blogging

Different Modes of Exploration #14: The Multiple Purposes of Travel Writing Over the past two weeks, I’ve been focused on updating the web pages at my other blog/website, coloradobrewerydays.com.  While there’s still more work to be done, I’m quite happy … Continue reading

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A Glass Filled With Travel

Different Modes of Exploration #10: Wine My nose leans in towards the last sip of a Central California Pinot Noir, a grape varietal (one of my absolute favorites) described as “silky, complex, subtle and beautiful,” by the experienced wine enthusiast … Continue reading

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Gardening: A Day on the Earth

Over the past few weeks I’ve explored this theme of the present moment, of enjoying the familiar, of slowing down and taking-in the now.  It’s a concept I think we talk about often, so much so that maybe it’s become … Continue reading

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An Irish Pint Named Croagh Patrick

Something from the Vault: Volume 2 After dinner in Westport, Ireland, we saw an inviting pub with a red awning and green lettering beckoning us inside.  Then again, there are very few Irish pubs that don’t shout, “come join us … Continue reading

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Fruition: A Food Journey in Seven Lessons

Different Modes of Exploration – Experience # 5 I don’t mean to get all acid trip esoteric on you, but travel is not just about putting one foot in front of the other, or hopping a Greyhound bus on the … Continue reading

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Building Community, One Craft Beer at a Time

After visiting the Arvada Beer Company (ABC) last night, I am once again convinced that hometown breweries are restoring community to our neighborhoods.   I watched for over an hour as friends gathered for their TGIFs and children enjoyed homemade rootbeer … Continue reading

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IKEA? Get Me to thee Brewery!

Last Sunday, Lindsay and I planned a portion of our day around making the journey to south Denver’s newest addition, IKEA.  Now this portion of town might not be as ambitious as our recent overseas adventures, but it takes a … Continue reading

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