Category: "Personal Notes"

Got this at the bank

The very nice people at my bank (Advantage Bank in Boulder) know that I like to collect interesting or unusual coins and bills, even if they're really not worth more than their face value. I stopped in to the branch yesterday just to see if they had… more »

Breaking: Steve Jobs is dead

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. Mr. Jobs, who has been suffering from pancreatic cancer, had looked weak and frail recently, and it was clear that his resigning as CEO recently was due to his failing health. Steve Jobs changed the… more »

The Tibet ride

My friend and business partner, Josh Hartman, is (along with nine other cyclists) in the middle of an incredible, perhaps insane, bike ride from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal. It's a ride that will take them a "million meters" (about 625 miles),… more »

Apply to the Leadership Program of the Rockies

One of the most valuable experiences of my life was going through the Leadership Program of the Rockies (about seven years ago.) It's not just what you learn that's so important, but also who you meet. Some of my closest friends and political allies in… more »

On vacation

[Note: There will be occasional new content posted below, so please make sure to check even while this note is "featured" at the top of the page.] Dear friends and readers, My family and I are taking a vacation of a few weeks during which time I will… more »

From the mouths of babes

I was listening to a classic rock station on satellite radio while driving my kids home from preschool in Boulder yesterday. "She's not there" by Santana came on and my 3-year old son asked the name of the song. I told him, as well as telling him the… more »

Interview with yours truly

I'm deeply appreciative -- and sort of wondering whether I'm deserving of such a flattering description -- of the profile which Colorado Peak Politics has written of me. Their article includes my answers to questions they offered via e-mail. Thanks… more »

Alexco Resource Keno Hill visit - photo journal

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Yukon silver

Believe it or not, I'm in the central Yukon today visiting a silver mine that I've invested in.  It's waaaaay out there. (Company web site here.) It's right near this town:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keno_City,_Yukon And here's the Google Maps… more »

Traveling for the rest of the week

As I'm on one of my very rare business trips, for this week I'll primarily be offering you the thoughts of others for your reading enjoyment. If any of my readers wants to contribute content of their own to the blog this week (or much of next week),… more »
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