James Eklund, former Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board and chief author of the Colorado Water Plan, was named the 2017 recipient of the Leo C. Riethmayer Outstanding Colorado Public Administrator […]
For all the years I've been a tent camper, I never really understood people who took to the outdoors in an RV or trailer of some sort. I even looked down on them to a certain extent as inauthentic campers: "hillbillies" seemed to capture it well. Yet here I am at age 51, the proud owner of a brand new fifth wheel trailer. My blog is the story of my adventures as a newly minted hillbilly -- a "newbilly" -- and everything related to that journey.
Professor Lloyd Burton is retiring at the end of this academic year after 30 years at the School of Public Affairs. We asked Professor Burton to reflect on his career, his hopes for […]
Every road-weary traveler yearns for the comfortable routines of home. Returning from Washington, D.C., on an evening flight in January 1964, Len Schuman was no doubt looking forward to smoking a few […]
We spent 3 nights at the Burlington Bay Campground, a municipal facility run by the city of Two Harbors. I’ll post more about that experience later, but I wanted to share these […]
Some photos from our trips over the years.
We’re heading to the Minneapolis/St. Paul RV, Vacation & Camping Show again this year. It runs from Feb. 7– 10. It’s become something of an annual ritual, no doubt fueled to some […]