Category Archives: Leisure

Musicians of Colorado Springs Philharmonic – Virtual Concert Ep. 1: Tchaikovsky Serenade, Valse

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic players’ contracts were canceled this year. Here’s the initial article. Here is the latest on the Colorado Springs Philharmonic (CSPhil).  This is where I found the above video. Apparently Philharmonic President and CEO Nathan Newbrough says … Continue reading

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Jaju: Havlicek and Harold—Horror Film Scene

As you may have seen from previous posts, one of my brothers, Greg Dorchak, is film guy. He’s not only been in Hollywood movies, but he’s also an Indie Film actor, writer, director, and producer. I call him The Renaissance … Continue reading

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MileHiCon52 – Virtual – A Success!

The first-ever virtual MileHiCon52 (MHC52) successfully debuted this past weekend! I’ve heard from my wife and others about how poorly other virtual “gatherings” have gone off this year, but as I mentioned to others, MHC52 is packed with technological experts … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak The Smokey….

Friday, August 21st (2020), my wife and I drove up Pikes Peak. Yeah, the famous one that inspired that Katherine Lee Bate’s song (and here is some history on the song). We’ve both been up there before—for me this was … Continue reading

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Entering a New Chapter

This past June I retired early from thirty years at a large company, and prior to that, seven years in the military. It was a good run! But all that is in my past…and I am looking forward to my … Continue reading

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It’s a Quest. It’s a Quest For Fun.

Last month my wife and I headed out to check out something I’d wanted to see for some time now: The real house used as the “Cousin Eddy House” in the 1983 National Lampoon Movie, Vacation. The location of the … Continue reading

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

This past weekend my wife and I visited the Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, in Pueblo, Colorado. Until a few years ago I had no idea it existed. But ever since I’d heard about it…several people over the years continued to point … Continue reading

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Brian Regan – Stand-up Comic

Last night my wife and I went to the Pikes Peak Center’s performance of Brian Regan, and he was hilarious! His warm-up act was Joe Zimmerman, also another hilarious stand-up comic!  My wife had received the tickets for Christmas. We’d … Continue reading

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Going To MILEHICON51

I am going to MileHiCon51 this year, which is October 18 – 20. Here’s my MileHiCon51 link. My schedule: Friday, October 18th: Not moderating nor sitting on any panels…enjoying the con! Saturday, October 19th: Group Reading and “Mixing Genres” discussion … Continue reading

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A Birthday and A Rockies Game

Last night we went to a Rockies game at Coors Field, in Denver, in honor of a family member’s birthday. We go every year and enjoy the fireworks afterward. This year’s game was against the Houston Astros, and it was … Continue reading

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