Friday, August 22, 2014

around ftc

Ft. Collins is gearing up to turn 150 years old

so I'm starting to see more art work with that theme around town

been working hard on this Launch fundraiser coming up Sept 5th.

WED is 2 for 1 pizza night at Avo's

Meredith hipped me to the alleged sustainable housing development of Bucking Horse

Outside of this community pool, I don't think they implemented much yet.

this is one of the upcoming projects. I'll check back in 2015 and see if the garden is growing

ft collins is on the warpath against the houseless, so I attended a city council meeting

we are stoked to be the charity of the month at the food co-op

met this little lady at the skatepark

she's a licker & a lover

totally dumpstered fruit salad / 50% organic!

Launch got a box of solar gear from Goal Zero - gonna do some test driving of it next week

Ferguson cops are out of hand. had to change my profile pic to this. time to demilitarize our police

.....caught wind of this.....

Liz schooled me in Farkle at Avo's

Rich sent a glimpse of his magnificent contribution to All Hands on Deck

plus a sneak peak of Rich's new tee design for Launch 2015

always a good time at the Poudre River rope swings

this spot still eludes me. waiting for the river to rise a bit

tabling at the food co-op, I met a ecology grad student named Yamina & I pronounced it right & she was stoked

2 hours later, I see her walk by DAMN GOOD TACOS,2 minutes later she's seated and we're playing farkle
will she call me for rummy or tubing?
only time will tell

ftc little free libraries

Last year when I was in town in OCT, well maybe it was two years ago, but there was only one 
Little Free Library in town. I looked last week & found eight, so I put together a biking tour to hit them all.
(I stand corrected, there are nine in Ft. Collins, but that last one is on the far south end of town)
#1 was my favorite - a tri-level made of old wine boxes

totally repurposed wine boxes
I noticed the heavy truck traffic on Taft Hill that was talked about at City Council
#2 was rad because it was all used lumber from a fence, and an apple tree shaded it

#3 had a solar reading light for easy night access

#4 had mainly youth titles
hung out with this turkey on the way to #5
#5 had a horse barn theme

#6 was the smallest one I encountered

#7 was a book shelf in a financial services office / I found Ishmael & Moonraker

#8 is the one I went to last year & this year I found Edward Abbey's DOWN THE RIVER
Eight little free libraries visited in under 3 hours by bicycle. I took home three new books. Most excited about DOWN THE RIVER as it was recommended to me the very day before I found it. What do you think about that?

I think it every year, but this year, I'll SAY IT> 
 "I'm going to build a LITTLE FREE LIBRARY for Edgemont by March of 2015."

AUG OLD MEN

the monthly meeting of the old men's minds
andy

angelo

brando

brian

chad is making a film
jason

jim

john

kenny (<30)

kyle

matt

matt

mike

nolan (<30)

sean

wade
and now for some action
angelo spent only a fraction of his time on the flat

half cab the hard way to blunt fakie

not sure if he made it.... he tried gallantly

bryan nose stall tail grab revert

john backside blunting

brian front rock, jason 5050 fakie, brando feeble fakie, angelo fakie ollie lip

bearded matt riding the wall frontside

mike was getting back the rock n roll

holy smokes, nolan was killin it! 270 ollie to nosegrind the wrong way


wade carves the corner and grinds off the edge
hope to see some of you for the curb jam on Sunday !