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How I Know

September 11th, 2020

The smell of his leather seats lingers in my nostrils, a scent more intoxicating than the taste of the second round of Tito’s and soda that he’d slid to me across the marble countertop just an hour before. My hands are jammed underneath my thighs while my wavy hair slides haphazardly across my cheeks. His face is glowing in the redness of the stoplight; words are patiently waiting to escape his lips. And, I want to freeze here, in the magic and the madness, before those syllables roll off of his tongue. My sister loves you. My roommate loves you. And, they don’t understand why I can’t tell... Read More

No Maybe. No Might. No Try.

March 16th, 2015

Commitment. This is the most important word in my vocabulary. When I make a commitment, it means that I will absolutely, without a doubt, accomplish what I promised to. Commitment is an absolute. The words maybe, might and try do not belong anywhere near the word commitment. I spent the first 3-1/2 years of my professional life in a sales organization – a very intense sales organization. We stood in front of a room of our peers every single Monday morning at 7:00am and made a COMMITMENT that we were to accomplish for the upcoming week. If anybody heard you use the word “try”, they would... Read More

4 Reasons You Do Not Want Mr. Rogers As Your Neighbor

November 17th, 2014

Fred Rogers, the loveable man that we all remember watching on his PBS Show “Mr. Rogers” always asked his viewers if they would be his neighbor. I would have no problem living next door to Mr. Rogers but that is not enough. He is brimming with energy, positivity and an unmatched enthusiasm for life. Mr. Rogers would make a much better best friend, business partner or even father. Here are 4 reasons why you don’t want Mr. Rogers as (just) your neighbor: Thieves stole his car – then returned it: This is hard evidence that Mr. Rogers was a boss. He was intimidating and people knew not to... Read More

Where to Record When Trying To Record

November 7th, 2014

The music scene is quite large in popular, but one of the reasons it has so much to offer musically is because the consistent number of bands and artists who continue to arise from this beautiful city. Folk music, dance music, Hip Hop, you name it and Boulder most likely has somebody creating it or working with someone who does craft a particular genre. Most people also record on their own, whether it is through their own computers, a buddy’s makeshift recording studio in their garage, etc. However, there is a place in Boulder that is quite storied in terms of who has recorded there, and... Read More