Archive for October, 2012

Manitou Springs to Santa Fe

Friday, October 5th, 2012

I'm at the Comfort Suites in Santa Fe. I love how nothing blocks the skyline in Santa Fe. But, a little more architectural differentiation might save on U-turns and wasted times. It's as if everything here is extremely well camouflaged. It took two U-turns for me to find the hotel, ...

Manitou Springs, CO

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

I'm in Manitou Springs, Colorado, at about 6,300 feet above sea level. At this elevation, air pressure is lower and oxygen content is a bit lower. So, if you're not used to it, exercising can be a bit taxing until your body acclimates. Also, the humidity is substantially lower than ...

From Lexington, KY to Lawrence, KS: Battle of the LKs!

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

This is an amnesia-prevention blog posting. I'm in Lawrence, Kansas. Last night, I was in Lexington, KY in a "Comfort" Inn that was anything but. It was smelly and old, and desperately needs refurbishing. The water just barely trickled out of the bathroom and shower faucets. Even at a trickle, ...