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7 August 2014

Artist-Designed Mini Golf at the Walker

Every year, the Walker Art Center sets up an artist-designed mini golf course on the grounds of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. There you can play a round where you encounter everything from an graveyard to gnomes to the night sky. Sometimes you’ll have to aim for one hole, other times...

27 July 2014

High Altitude and Pisco Sours: Adventures in Ecuador and Peru

It took 27 years, but I finally adventured south of the equator. While I only had a short three weeks to explore, I wish I would have had months to wander deeper into Ecuador, Peru, and beyond. Here are a few highlights of my trip. Cuenca, Ecuador The starting point...

24 February 2014

Art on Ice

Every February, thousands of people flock to a lake in Minnesota in what some could call a mini-Burning Man of the Frozen North. No, there are not half naked people walking around a desert. No, there are not people living rustically for a week amongst the wind-blown snow. But there...

12 March 2012

Spring Has Already Sprung

The spring equinox isn’t officially for another eight days, but with the recent (and annoying) switch over to daylight savings time this past weekend and the onset of temperatures in the mid-60s on a regular basis, one could argue that spring got a bit anxious and decided to be a...

11 January 2012

Winter Sunsets in Boulder

The past few days have seen some of the most beautiful sunsets, and all right from my backyard. And by backyard, I mean the piece of cement in front of my front door. Anyway, I thought I would share a few of my best shots this week as my blog...

11 October 2010

At the Confluence

This is my favourite part of Denver, Confluence Park.  You might recognize parts of it from the fire dancing in a previous post.  There is a beautiful beach and park to sit in. The sound of the river.  And my favourite late-night coffee shop and wine bar is nearby. This...

4 October 2010

Water and Fire

Last night I went out for coffee with my co-worker Bri.  While sitting along the river in Confluence Park was treated with a fire dancing show along the opposite bank.  It was an amazing sight to see!