I’m staying at Home this Holiday Season because my Country Failed to protect Our Most Vulnerable

If you have been keeping up at all with the news the past few weeks, its been a doozy. Everything has been overshadowed by the fact that the President of the United States was diagnosed with COVID after an incredibly irresponsible rollout of his Supreme Court nominee that he had while we are still inContinue reading “I’m staying at Home this Holiday Season because my Country Failed to protect Our Most Vulnerable”

Quarantine Roundup 1: Music I Have Listened to Since March

Howdy all! Since the state of Colorado initially went into its Safe at Home phase in late March of this year, I have been listening to a lot of music to get me through these trying times. Here are a few of the albums that I would like to put on your radar! March Phantogram-CeremonyContinue reading “Quarantine Roundup 1: Music I Have Listened to Since March”

Why I failed on my first Bike Tour, and what I learned from it.

Yesterday morning was a whirlwind of excitement for me. I was set to start the first bike tour of my adult life after months of preparation and anticipation. I left a little after 6, using one of the major regional trails to get out of the Denver Metro area and started my way to EasternContinue reading “Why I failed on my first Bike Tour, and what I learned from it.”

Do Bicycles Dream of Electric Degrease? Pt 2: The Plan

In an earlier post, I detailed my plans to travel to the grave site of popular science fiction author Philip K Dick’s grave. After much consideration, I have decided to expand my scope, and will be camping in Pawnee National Grassland overnight before attempting the final trip into Nebraska. DAY 1: Denver to Fort MorganContinue reading “Do Bicycles Dream of Electric Degrease? Pt 2: The Plan”

Public and Personal Oppression: Ed Buck and the Limits of “Get Out” Liberalism

Spoilers to the 2017 movie “Get Out” Below If you are involved in California politics, you are well aware that long time Democratic party activist and donor Ed Buck has been charged with operating a drug house from his West Hollywood home, where he would trade methamphetamines for sex, in particular with poor black men.Continue reading “Public and Personal Oppression: Ed Buck and the Limits of “Get Out” Liberalism”

Do Bicycles Dream of Electric Degrease?: A Ride to Philip K Dick’s Grave

Hey everyone, So, as you may have gathered from my recent blog post, I canceled my trip to Wyoming in late August due to increased smoke levels throughout both Colorado and Wyoming as a result of gigantic fires. Instead of going to Wyoming, I have decided to do a ride that is a little moreContinue reading “Do Bicycles Dream of Electric Degrease?: A Ride to Philip K Dick’s Grave”

Bikepacking Trip UPDATE: Fire Edition

Hey everyone. Its been about 3 weeks since I last updated y’all on my planned bikepacking trip to Wyoming. In those three weeks, a lot has happened both with me personally and in the State of Colorado. The big news over the past 3-4 days is that of the Grizzly Creek and the Pine GulchContinue reading “Bikepacking Trip UPDATE: Fire Edition”

Year 4 in Colorado: The Recovery

March 13th, 2020. That is the day that the world as I knew it effectively ended for me. I had been applying for jobs wildly in the run up to the day, getting tons of first and second round interviews. It felt like the tide was going to turn for me and I would getContinue reading “Year 4 in Colorado: The Recovery”

Loren to Laramie: The Plan

Next month, after biking from city to city and county to county, I am taking the next step in my cycling journey: Going state to state. In a recent post, I talked about my journey in broader terms, discussing in broad strokes what exactly I would do. However, after being inspired by my journey toContinue reading “Loren to Laramie: The Plan”

Someday

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of The United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all” From roughly elementary school to middle school, the Pledge of Allegiance was something that was ubiquitous to my life. Before every school assembly, beforeContinue reading “Someday”

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