Remembering Elmer Long

It was hot that day in April when I met Elmer Long. His long, white beard hung to chest level and a well-worn hat rode high on his weathered brow. After the small group of fellow visitors had left, he and I stood under the glaring sun making small talk until finally retreating to two … Continue reading Remembering Elmer Long

The Rolling Pin Bakeshop: A Taste of France Right in the Heart of Five Points

The glass case was nearly empty. Gone were the Danish, bread, croissants, and a good portion of the cakes I'd read about only an hour ago. Disappointment set in quickly and the clerk at the counter noticed right away. "I'm sorry," he said with a polite shrug. "We had a pretty busy day and went … Continue reading The Rolling Pin Bakeshop: A Taste of France Right in the Heart of Five Points

City Escape: Three Hikes & Three Brew Spots Near Denver

As I sit here and write this, it’s 90 degrees and the sun is beating down turning this ginger’s skin a little pink after a mere 20 minutes outside. I’ll be honest, though, this beer is keeping me cool while thoughts of getting out on a few trails just outside of the city are on … Continue reading City Escape: Three Hikes & Three Brew Spots Near Denver