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Left for Dead

Dead & Company, that is. Yes, I’ve left my rural hideaway in southern Colorado and am scooting northward to Boulder today with my buddies, Albert and Shawn, to catch two Dead & Company shows at Folsom Field tonight & tomorrow … Continue reading

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“Always a Hoot!”

— Jerry Garcia’s parting words to Bob Weir after the final Grateful Dead concert We last saw our intrepid hero heading up to Boulder, veering eastward on a known shunpike northward. Pleasantly uneventful, that drive took more time than the … Continue reading

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The Rider Takes the Wheel

Nearly showtime, folks! Today I head north to see the second night of Dead & Company at Red Rocks. Unlike most of my Dead runs through the years, though, I will be making the first leg of this flight solo. … Continue reading

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Day of the un-Dead

About this time, I should be sweltering in the sun amidst the growing crowd in Folsom Field, waiting for our second show of the weekend from Dead & Company. Of course, due to COVID cancellations, that is not what I’m … Continue reading

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Dead Run 2019 & Beyond — The Eternal Encore

Concluding this year’s account of my brief Dead & Company run… Saturday meant a lazy morning at Rory’s getting dry, rested & fed while hanging out and relaxing. While Albert slept in, Sara & I took Rory, Jane, and Matthew … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End — Boulder Dead 2019, night 1

Continuing my Dead Run 2019 story… Leaving Texas the third day of July meant we were a day early (according to “Jack Straw,” one of the tunes we heard in Dallas). Albert went ahead to Boulder on the 4th for … Continue reading

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Dead Run 2019 in the Rear View — Texas

It’s been a week since the start of my 2019 Dead run and it just ended Sunday, so here’s a quick look backward in the blog’s rear view. “Colorado Springs? I thought I had to take you to the Denver … Continue reading

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Dead Run intermission: Grateful Dead, Freedom Fighters

Happy Independence Day! Halfway through this year’s Texas-Colorado Dead run, I’m back home in Cañon City for the 4th of July. It’s a welcome day off from traveling. Tomorrow, it’s off to Boulder for the 2-day run to close the … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again!

Not much of a post here today — kinda busy enjoying a fantastic weekend in Boulder, seeing old friends, Dead & Company, with a whole host of old — and new! —friends singing & dancing out in audience. Way too … Continue reading

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Dead & Company: Texas Two-Step, Dec 2017

We got lucky in Texas. Right after our double-date with Dead & Company last weekend, John Mayer needed an emergency appendectomy, forcing postponement of the final 3 dates of the tour. He is now recovering in good spirits and the shows … Continue reading

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