August 2008 Blog Posts (14)

Hulk for President - Support the Green Party Candidate!

With the Democratic National Convention in full swing, most of the attention is on Obama, Clinton, etc. However, lets not forget the Green Party and its candidate - Support the HULK for President;-) Puny Humans would be well advised to vote for the Big Green Guy because "you would not want to make the Hulk angry as you wouldn't like him when he gets angry" …


Added by Alek on August 25, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Olympics - The People

Part of the Olympic experience is not only view the events, but also meeting people. There were many folks I met who were family and friends here to see and support their athletes. I spoke to a couple of Aussie’s at a boxing event. They were part of a special Australian group of Olympian parents who pooled together to make their trip arrangements and be with one another. At the women’s marathon starting line, some friends of the New Zealand runner,… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 20, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Olympics - Inside the Birds Nest

Last night, I attended the track and field events (formally known as ‘athletics’) in the National Stadium also known as the ‘Birds Nest’. The 91,000-person stadium is massive. Just circulating around the structure once is like walking two miles. The open air structure leaves for spectacular views of the Beijing skyline and the Olympic Green Village. The obtuse concrete pillars are architecturally interesting as they form complex web shapes of the… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 18, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Olympics - Ticket Challenge

Tickets for the Olympics have been challenge. If you did not think ahead like me, you’ve got to scramble in a number of different ways to get them. My first try was to check the standard web sites. is the official distributor of Olympic tickets for USA, Australia and the European Union. These were sold out. Next was on line auctions on e-bay, were I obtained a couple of pairs for under $100. No too bad.

Upon arrival is when it got interesting. It is illegal to sell… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 17, 2008 at 2:21am — No Comments

Boulder Advaita Satsang ~ Friday, September 26-28 ~ Sundance and Katie, Authors, Free Spirit, Awake Joy

You are invited to Advaita Satsang with Katie Davis, author, Awake Joy and Sundance Burke, author, Free Spirit. They are residents of Maui and travel worldwide to share their message of conscious freedom and causeless joy through spiritual awakening, enlighenment, mediation, non-duality and Advaita.In 1982, Sundance awakened with Satoshi (Osho) and Sunyata, named the Rare Born Mystic by Ramana Maharshi.In 1986, Katie radically and spontaneously awakened without practices or teachers. Sundance… Continue

Added by Katie Davis on August 16, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

KUNC Boulder Translator Hit By Lightning

Greeley Colorado, August 15, 2008 An overnight lightning strike has knocked KUNC-FM’s Boulder translator off the air. The translator, which broadcasts KUNC’s programming at 99.9 FM to Boulder County as a supplement to the station’s main broadcast signal at 91.5 FM, will be off the air until the equipment can be repaired by the manufacturer.The translator signed on one year ago, when relocation of KUNC’s main transmitter resulted in weaker reception to some areas of Boulder and the surrounding… Continue

Added by Robert Leja on August 15, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Check out the upcoming clinics hosted by The Women's Wilderness Institute

REI and The Women's Wilderness Institute are teaming up to share some great clinics in Boulder and Lakewood.What: Goal Setting and Outdoor Adventure for WomenWhen: 9/4/08

Time: 7-9 pm

Cost: Free

Where: REI BoulderLaunch into fall with a rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit. The clinic will guide you towards identifying, achieving and living your personal goals with specific tools for integrating outdoor activities to enrich your process. Taught by Jody Radtke, program director… Continue

Added by The Women's Wildnerness Institute on August 15, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Large Venues of the Olympics

Incredibly, there are 30 different venues to house all the Olympic venues. Each is tailored to its' specific sport be it fencing, softball, basketball, etc. Contrary to popular belief, they are not all in the Olympic Village. The venues are scattered mostly in the northern outskirts of the city. It can be quite a challenge getting there, as not even the taxi drivers know exactly where they all are. Fortunately, I was able to snag a special Olympic map… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 14, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Landing in Beijing

The new airport in Beijing is as impressive as everyone says. The new terminal 3 is as large as DIA. Beyond the airport, the whole city is Olympics crazed with banners, and signs everywhere. Many people are dressed to the max with Olympic wear. My evening was spent on Tieniman Square. The gate of the square has large Olympic theme diplays. It has become a large gathering place for in and out of towners. Most people were going picture crazy taking photos of friend and family members in front of… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 12, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

A Grande Finale Patisserie featured on Food Network

Louisville business, A Grande Finale Patisserie, is currently being featured on Food Network's new series Road Tasted with the Neelys.

This can be seen on the Food Network on Friday, August 15th at 8pm & 11pm MT and again on Sunday, August 17th at 12:30pm MT.

Please watch and support your local business!!!

Added by Nicole M Hedlund on August 11, 2008 at 11:47am — No Comments

Olympics 2008 - Away We Go

Naturally, since I am a photographer, I will be taking pictures. I’ll be loading select photos onto MyTown. The album is located at: 2008 Olympic Photos I've uploaded a few shots from my visit to the Olympic Training Center. Watch for some of these athetes in Beijing! I’m hoping that the Daily Camera site is not blocked by the Chinese internet. My backup plan is to e-mail them to my contact at the Camera or use… Continue

Added by Peter Wayne on August 9, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

National Junior Olympics Omaha 2008

Alex Paul from Longmont placed fourth in the Intermediate Boys 3000m with a PR of 9 minutes 3 seconds, and sixth in the Intermediate Boys 1500m with a PR of 4 minutes 13 seconds, receiving medals in both events - this was Alex's first time at a national competition

Added by sp on August 8, 2008 at 4:11pm — No Comments

It's Never Too Late to Start

OK, what’s the big fuss? I thought, as I sat there at a stop light with a motorcycle policeman looking directly into my rear-view mirror and therefore my eyes.

I was about to find out.

Sure enough, as soon as the light turned green, on went his lights and siren.

“Great,” I muttered to myself.

He casually followed me as I changed into the right-hand lane and turned into a bank parking lot, pulling up behind me as I searched for my insurance card and registration.

As he… Continue

Added by Jay Van Loenen on August 4, 2008 at 11:57am — No Comments

Last Chance to Win Jack Johnson Tickets!


The Cottonwood Institute is excited to offer two final ways to receive tickets to the SOLD OUT Jack Johnson Show at Red Rocks on Sunday, August 17, 2008. All proceeds will benefit the…


Added by Cottonwood Institute on August 1, 2008 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

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