7.15.2008

I wish I was a little bit taller, I wish I was a baller...

I am glad that so many of you are enjoying readying my blog. I received a surprising phone call this warm July evening from my old high school head master Warren Witherell. It was GREAT to hear from him, I always enjoy his stories. I was very happy to catch up with him, hopefully we will be able to meet up for a meal while I am back east. 

It is sad that such a great program like Crested Butte Academy had to close their doors. I guess it is for the best, I feel really bad for all the students that have to deal with the scary feeling of not having a school to go right now, it is shocking. I know when CBA filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy everything concerning the students was in a complete craze. I wish the best of luck to all the kids that have to hunt around for schools. I do have to admit that CBA was the best thing that ever happened to me. I learned so much about myself that I would have never learned in a public school situation, so I am very thankful for being able to have such a great opportunity. 

Also, it is a major bummer that Western State College just lost all their funding for the ski team.  I know that there were a lot of kids that depended on that program and that dedicated a lot of time and effort to skiing for WSC. I always liked training with/ around the WSC ski team while I was at CBA because there were some amazing skiers, and the college boys (Graham and Luke) in speed suits, I mean com'mon! ha! 

I wish I was a millionaire. Or at this point in my life a $1500aire...ha! 

Below are some RANDOM pictures I've snapped in the last couple days:
Ah, the wonderful world of BJ's. Okay, honestly why is there a store named this?


The meat department at the co-op. Yum.... protein! We made some GREAT burgers from this...red meat reminds me of summer time. (since its the only time I can eat it because I have no clue how to grill, so I leave grilling up to my mom and Ed when I come and visit in the summer...ha!)


I guess it runs in the family....


80+ degrees with the essentials. 


Obviously I needed ice cream, sooooo I went and met up with the the cows at Ben and Jerrys. I was thinking...scary I know...that the artist that created the B & J's cow (created by Woody Jackson) goes around and paints each mural or is there a GIANT stencil? are they "TM"-ed? so that the person that copied the cow stencil on to the building can take direct credit for the cow painting? ohhhh boy...
(ps. I had ONE chocolate cheesecake...it was a hard choice between that cinnabuns and mint chocolate chip....ahhhh decisions!) 
BUT....back to the art thing...
if you are in to street art or as they call it "ephemeral art" you should check out www.woostercollective.com 
it is some of the most innovative art work I had ever seen, it is very inspirational too.

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