How Colorado Ruined April 20th, and Why I Didn’t Walk Out Today

On November 6, 2012, on the same day that Coloradans and their fellow Americans reelected Barack Obama to the presidency, 55% of Colorado voters voted yes on Amendment 64, making Colorado the first state to legalize marijuana consumption. In doing so, Coloradans, possibly inadvertently, ruined a solemn day in the state’s history. I’m not using... Continue Reading →


This is a story I wrote about what I think is a defining experience in my life. Feedback welcome. It's all true, too. It was raining Tuesday morning. And we didn’t think it meant a thing. It was still raining when we got to the trailhead. We put trash bags over our backpacks, and started... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Shattered

Shattered - by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Summary: Allen and Parnes discuss the entire 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign, from Hillary's gaffed launch to the devastating conclusion on November 8th, following mostly the failures along the way that led to the eventual election of Donald Trump. Review: Now, it's really hard to relive something that... Continue Reading →

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