I’ll Always Vote Optimism

I’ll never stop voting for hope and optimism. There’s been a lot of discussion around the recent vote on Initiative 300 (feel free to read the initiative here and a great Denverite article, here). It passed by a narrow margin and immediately the hand-wringing commenced. The Mayor opposed it, saying it went “too far too fast” […]

RiNo Music Festival, not a great first run.

So this weekend, I went to the RiNo Music Festival. This was it’s first year in a space that I guess (from what I read) aims to become a music venue in the neighborhood (which is pretty sweet). The line up was impressive, bands I knew from the radio. [update] I realized I glossed over […]

Denver will be ugly in 10 years.

by John Wilker in Denver, I am a Consumer, Random

I love the Denver Infill blog because it keeps me in the know on what’s going on in Denver better than anything else, at least as far as construction. I also HATE it. I hate it because it celebrates one thing (reducing the number of ugly parking lots, which is good) without ever bothering to turn […]

You don’t need someone to lose, so you can win

by John Wilker in Random

In fact, ‘winning’ is a lie. This struck a serious chord with me. I’ve never cared much about money. I understand it’s value, i know i need it, but don’t really care how much anyone else has compared to me. I’ve never cared about sharing my salary (stupid that it’s so “secret” in corporate culture), […]