Did You Miss Me, California?

I’ve been back for a week now, and yet I still haven’t managed to post a single thing about my trip out to Colorado.  I spent a whole week out there this month, and I was so busy having a good time that I never got around to writing about it.

The weather is interesting east of the Front Range.  In the time that it took us to build a single raised planter bed, I got sunburned and snowed on.  It was about 72 degrees one day and snowing the next.  Then there was hail, and by the time I left it had warmed up again.  I kind of liked it, California’s weather is fairly boring by comparison.


Beer themed activities were as always a big hit.  We brewed up a batch of dunkelweisen to try out some new equipment, and we also planted hops in a couple halves of an old port barrel by the side fence.


BBQ and ice cream are mandatory in Colorado.   I don’t thing I am able to go out there without patronizing LuLu’s and Sweet Cow in Louisville, both of which were has this time around.  The brisket nachos really hit the spot.


I think I’d like to live in Louisville.  I don’t know what I would do there exactly, there doesn’t seem to be a huge demand for software and without a family of my own I wouldn’t really get so much benefit out of the surroundings.  It just seems like a nice place to live, or at least to visit.  Yeah, I’ll stick with visiting.  For myself, I would be happier with a quarter section of land and a hobby farm. I’d probably go broke on the endeavor but the fantasy of living on a farm seems nice compared to sitting in an office all day.

Anyway, now that I’ve been back for a week I sure miss the peeps out there!  I can’t wait to go back!

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