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My Dream Bicycle

It’s been almost a year since I purchased my dream bicycle. I was having dinner with a friend when I started talking about the fact that “someday” I wanted to have a bicycle with Campagnolo components. He said, “You’ve been saying that for 10 years! Are you going to wait until you can’t ride anymore?” […]

Abner Zachry 1932-2019

In Loving Memory of Abner S. Zachry III 1932 – 2019 Abner Shelton Zachry, III passed away peacefully on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Denver, CO at the age of 86. He was born to Abner and Ethelbert (Herring) Zachry on May 5, 1932 in Fort Worth, Texas. He grew up in Texas and New […]

Nellie Zachry 1934-2014

Nellie Lee (Jefferies) Zachry December 21, 1934 – March 7, 2014 Surface Creek resident, Nellie Lee Zachry, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 7, 2014. She was 79. There will be a gathering of family and friends to honor and celebrate Nellie’s life on Friday, March 14, 2014, from 2 – 4:00 p.m. at her […]

Sometimes you get lucky…

Cool picture… Lael and I were married 30 years ago… Cool photo in the bottom left. You can also see: The Denver skyline in the reflection on the France picture in the middle. The shadows from the sun coming in the window showing what’s on the top ledge. The buffet is Lael’s great grandmother’s. As […]

Raising the Master Bathroom Sinks

This post is just to communicate with others the current state of our bathroom vanity in an effort to raise the sinks a few inches. Overview This shows the sink counter from the side and from the bottom. As you can see, it is entirely hung from the wall. There are no supports (in the […]

I Can See the Moon

The weather forecast says visibility is 25 miles… Yet I can see the moon… I never thought it was so close. (Isn’t it about 240,000 miles away?)

A Cycling Weekend

Headline: In addition to watching the USA Pro Challenge the past week I also took a ride up Mount Evans. The USA Pro Challenge I didn’t follow around the state the way some did, but I did watch most days. And on the final day my wife and I took the time to ride our […]

I Managed to Ride the Triple Bypass

Headline: Another bucket list item complete – Rode the Triple Bypass Ride put on by the Team Evergreen Bicycle Club yesterday. Yesterday was full of firsts for me. It was the first time I : Rode 120 miles in a day. Rode 10,000 feet of elevation gain in a day. Rode 30 miles in the […]

Memorial Day Fireworks After Two Rockies Wins

I’m not going to say too much in this post… The Rockies won both their games in today’s double header against…. the Houston Astros. I had a nice view from my balcony… And then the last few after the grand finale… Note all the smoke in the sky