Danish Plan

Is the age of oil about to end? This oilman thinks...

There’s a new “Peak Oil” prediction out, and this one is worth taking seriously if for no other reason than its source. Peak Oil, you...

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself (and...

I couldn’t have been more than 6 or 7 years old at the time. Today I am 74, but the memory is still vivid. I...

The secret sauce

In the 228 years since the United States Constitution was ratified there have been dozens of attempts to emulate it. Nations all over the world...

Why roads matter

According to a story in last Monday’s Daily Camera, the town of Erie is about to annex 230 acres south of the town for...

Nixon explains the election

The Idea Fairy and I were testing out a new batch of edibles we’d baked when there was a knock on the door. It was...

Why the anti-fracking initiatives failed

The anti-fracking petition drives did not fail for lack of institutional support from environmental organizations. According to the Denver Post, the petitioners were backed by...

The first marathon

When Michael Phelps won his 13th individual Olympic gold medal last Thursday night, he eclipsed a 2,168-year-old record for the largest number of individual...

The Boulder County black hole

As a matter of full disclosure, Paul Danish is currently running for County Commissioner. Should any other candidates for County Commissioner or current Commissioners...

First, they came for the ice cream

H. L. Mencken, the great 20th century iconoclast, defined “Puritanism” as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy.” Boulder is chock-full of puritans...

When it comes to sustainability, roads are more important than compost

As a matter of full disclosure, Paul Danish is currently running for County Commissioner. Should any other candidates for County Commissioner or current Commissioners...

The great flatulence of 2016

The Idea Fairy and I were nibbling on a new batch of edibles when there was a knock on the door. It was Saul Alinsky. “Saul,...

Underground open space

Inconvenient truth alert. It turns out that the Boulder County property owner with the most oil and gas wells on her land is none other...
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