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Turbo-Max Mania: The Wild World of Our Cartoon Commuter Cars Unleashed

February 8th, 2024

    Driving outside of Boulder is hazardous. Some, not all, but some of the drivers on my warm-weather escape are a tad challenging. Truth be told, it can be downright terrifying to navigate the highways outside of our home in Boulder. Perhaps the best way to adapt to this different style of driving is to have a specially designed car, meant for the rigors of aggressive fast and tightly packed drivers and cars. With that in mind, the following Florida Freeway TurboGuardian design is offered to the world. It is intended for safe driving in an unsafe environment. I wanted to share my design... Read More

Boulder’s Marijuana Mega-Brains!

January 2nd, 2024

  Can I fail a pot test after smoking?  After NOT smoking? Even in Boulder ??? Every blog addressing great words is especially fun in Boulder! We’re SMART. We have GREAT vocabularies, And we have an unquenchable desire for knowledge.  For many of us, that means learning more about our favorite drug, marijuana.  While not for everyone, it is certainly the drug of choice for some. and Boulder has long been pot-centric in many ways. Just as “shared knowledge is power,” we simply must know as much as possible about chemistry we introduce into our bodies.  That means for some... Read More

Boulder Car Thefts Are On The RISE! 7 Ways To Go Home With Your Car

December 15th, 2023
cars parked in a tunnel

Boulder is a panacea, an island of sanity and adult behavior. BUT not everyone is willing or able to play well with others. Some of them sadly are thieves. I was able to gift my trainer of the past, a camera. Part of his living was taking pictures, and his camera was stolen from his car. He left it visible, and the window was smashed, camera stolen. He reached out to me to see if I might have the serial # of the stolen camera. Having represented people facing various theft charge, ranging from a child stealing gum to a racketeering case. In the big chart with all the pictures that we see... Read More

Bear Breaks into Car, Butt-Shifts Vehicle and Drives Downhill in Boulder County

July 6th, 2019

By: Óscar Contreras BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – A “delinquent bear” had a bit of fun in Boulder County this 4th of July, and it didn’t involve fireworks. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said a bear pulled open an unlocked driver’s doors and climbed in. Unfortunately for the bear – not to mention the owner of the car – the door closed behind the animal. The bear then worked on digging through all four doors, “but apparently butt-shifted the car into neutral.” The car then rolled back and off the driveway about 100 feet down the hill, and the bear ended... Read More

Join the Groovement: A Revolution of Text-free Driving is Upon Us. And, it’s Fun.

January 22nd, 2017

I have big news. Save thousands of lives a year kind of news. Here it is: it exists, right now, an easy, accessible solution to the world’s texting while driving epidemic that causes nearly 2 million car accidents a year. And it isn’t a hefty fine or self-driving cars. The solution is Groove by Katasi. Its inventor, Scott Tibbitts, has all the characteristics of a person destined for greatness.  As a former space entrepreneur, Tibbits built over 3,500 devices for NASA which never once failed in the vacuum of space. What makes him stand apart from other rocket scientists is his  ability to... Read More

Learner’s Guide to Evaluating Your Carbon Footprint

November 16th, 2014

After the publication of the International Report on Climate Change by the United Nations, a few things were made very clear according to an article on TheGuardian.com. One of the truths that rang loudest is that carbon emission reductions will be a necessity in order to decrease the severity of the impacts of climate change. Reducing the amount of atmospheric carbon an individual pollutes can be very difficult. While someone might be very carbon conscious, they may have no control over certain aspects of life that create pollution. The U.S.’s Energy Information Administration’s website and... Read More