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Mike Klis Twitter DM gone bad alvin September 2, 2017 - 1:22pm

Wow, so a local sports news guy named Mike Klis tweeted, “Don’t confirm to Nicki,” then deleted that tweet and wrote this tweet, confirming that he meant to write that as a DM but made it a tweet instead, thereby shooting himself in the foot twice.

westword.com interview with Alfred Williams

westword.com has this great interview with Alfred Williams. He’s a former football player who played at the University of Colorado, and then played for the Broncos at the end of his career, helping them win two Super Bowls. These days he’s on the radio, and he’s great to listen to in the afternoon. He seems like a really nice guy, and I’ve wondered how he gets along with his radio partner, who occasionally doesn’t seem like a nice guy, and the article touches on that.

Driving from Boulder, Colorado to Santa Fe, New Mexico alvin June 1, 2017 - 10:32am

If you ever need to drive from the Boulder/Denver, Colorado area to (or from) Santa Fe, New Mexico, the gray route on the left in this image is the most scenic, the one to take if you only get one shot at it. Lots of mountain views and ranches, and many small towns.

Once you get off of I-25, the blue road that goes through Taos is also very scenic, and is particularly pretty in the winter. I usually take the gray road back to Colorado, and the Taos road down to Santa Fe.

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Song of the day: Please Come To Boston alvin March 30, 2017 - 7:06pm

Traveling always reminds me of this song: Please Come to Boston, by Dave Loggins:

D-Mac on 104.3 The Fan: “To be honest with you ...”

There’s a guy on a local radio station (104.3 The Fan) named Darren McKee (who guys by the name “D-Mac”), and he constantly uses a phrase that drives me crazy:

“To be honest with you ...”

As I wrote in my book, A Survival Guide for New Consultants, you should never use that phrase.

Why? Because using it for some sentences implies that you aren’t being honest with every other sentence that comes out of your mouth.