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Staying Safe on Boulder Spring Hikes: Tips for Preventing Sunburn, Dehydration, and Other Hazards

April 16th, 2024

Water Safety As our Boulder weather warms up, many people are eager to hit the trails and enjoy the beauty of nature. However, spring hikes come with their own set of hazards, including sunburn, dehydration, and other risks. By taking some simple precautions, hikers can stay safe and make the most of their outdoor adventures. Protecting Your Skin from Sunburn One of the most common hazards hikers face during springtime is sunburn. The sun’s rays can be especially strong at higher altitudes and during long hours of outdoor activity. To protect your skin, it’s essential to apply sunscreen... Read More

Boulderites Bask in a Balmy Burst of Heat: Boulderite Zoo Days!

March 20th, 2024

Boulder is a very short distance up the road from the Denver Zoo. Whether you want to watch animal behavior or just see the strangest of animals, this is the place is this is the week. Happily it is just one of the marvelous weeks we in Boulder call “normal.” Can’t I Get Some Privacy In My Bath???   Lorikeets Are Not Uncommon in Zoos, And Are Always COOL Looking! This Bird Has Just Bathed. Or Taken A Hot Tub Soak.   I Am SO Cute After A Bath! Lorikeets, vibrant members of the parrot family, are known for their striking, colorful plumage and playful personalities.... Read More

Boulderites LOVE Spring Skiing: Mud, Mayhem, and Mountains!

March 10th, 2024

Boulder is nestled in the Rockies, and is surrounded by our neighboring ski areas. Within 2 hours lie some of the finest skiing in the world. And, the good news!  Spring Skiing in Colorado is Spring Magic! While the snow can be getting rather sparse, and the rocks and mud can make an appearance, the high mountain blue skies and sun make up for it. “Rock Skies” are called for, as is sunscreen. Spring Skiing Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think! One of my brother’s coping methods for the first big snows or big chills is to remind us that Spring Skiing is almost upon us. My personal... Read More

Boulder’s Skyline to Success: Ultra-Marathon Running Lessons for Life

March 10th, 2024

The “Boulder Skyline Traverse” is one of Boulder’s iconic mountain running trails that summits each of the 5 mountain peaks that etch the Boulder skyline. At 35 miles and 10,500 ft vertical gain, the out-and-back traverse provides a long day of physical and emotional ups and downs — not unlike life itself. As a health coach, I find my tools for achieving success on ultra-marathon mountain runs like the Boulder Skyline Traverse apply equally well to life’s often challenging and trying ups and downs. AboutBoulder ultra-marathon mountain runner and health... Read More

The Benefits of Bongs for Boulder: A Healthier Marijuana Smoking Device

March 9th, 2024

  Smoking in Boulder and elsewhere has been a common method of consuming various substances for centuries. Does smoking joints include any unwanted chemistry to the consumption? Any garbage in the ganja? any challenges?  Any pollution in the pot? Fortunately, there are alternative options that offer a healthier approach to consumption, and one such method is the classic Bong. This innovative device provides numerous benefits that make it a preferable choice for individuals looking to enjoy their smoking experience without compromising their well-being. At worst it is harm-reduction. At best... Read More

Boulder’s Dog-Wolf-Coyote-Fox Hybrids? Intersting!

March 8th, 2024

I am still trying to decide if I saw a hybrid coyote or a LARGE coyote. Here’s what I found I know this whole concept was new to me. canine, cannid, and candea are all used for the dog-animals. I like canid. Hybridization among canids, including dogs, wolves, coyotes, and foxes, has been a topic of intense debate and controversy in the scientific community and beyond. The genetic intermingling between these species raises questions about conservation, behavior, and the very definition of what constitutes a distinct species. Understanding the genetic makeup of these hybrids is crucial for... Read More

Boulder Mystery Beast Or A VERY large Coyote?

March 6th, 2024

  Spindly-legged, Reddish-Brown Classic Coyote That’s not what our Boulder visitors looked like. Not at all. Our Backyard Beast!. Coyote-Wolf-Dog Hybrids Are Out There!     pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling Taller than a backyard table, and 50 pounds of what? BIG Coyote? I saw this unusual canid in the backyard, where a fox carcass was decomposing. The carcass was down to bones and a little hair. That’s until it vanished.   Fox In Stu in the Backyard                                pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling Did our mystery monster make the decomposed... Read More

How To Get Arrested In Boulder 11 Ways In Court And 13 Arrest Plans Out Of Court!

February 19th, 2024

        Many think, even in Boulder, that once a person is suspected of a crime, guilty or not, they may be arrested and then must bond out. In my 45 years of courtroom experience, perhaps 7000 court appearances, I have seen people get arrest WHILE IN THE COURTROOM! So how is that done? Here are seven way to accomplish the ignominious feet. First let’s look at the basic, obvious ways to do this, and I’ve seen them ALL in real life courtrooms at all levels except Federal.People behave very well in Federal Court, as do lawyers. There are several behaviors and actions... Read More

Boulder’s Favorite Pastime: Type 2 Fun

February 17th, 2024
person in orange jacket and blue pants standing on rocky hill during daytime

Have you ever done something that was hard, uncomfortable, or even painful in the moment, but rewarding and satisfying after? If you live in Boulder, you probably have. You might even be that person who wakes up before dawn to engage in some epic all-day (and sometimes all-night) climbing, skiing, running, or cycling adventure. You might also be familiar with the hipster term for this Boulder staple – “type 2 fun,” which refers to an activity that is fun only in retrospect, but hateful (and hurtful) while it’s happening.1 But why do Boulderites love type 2 fun so much, and what are the... Read More