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Local Buena Vista, CO Hike - Colorado Trail to Bald Mountain
A WHITE EASTER - Colorado Hammered With Wonderful Easter Snow!
Hike In Canon City - The Tunnel Drive Trail
RED VELVET CUPCAKE! Joy & Happiness For My Taste Buds!
COLORADO SCENERY - Mountain Scenery & Young Bighorn Sheep
March 2010 - More Colorado Photos In The Mountains
COLORADO SNOW PHOTOS - A Week Full Of Snowy Photos
Utah Canyon Country Photos - FOUR DAYS IN MOAB, UTAH
This weekend I worked on a tribute to Abby Cortese, an amazing young woman who tragically died in a car accident last week. She spent all of her life in Buena Vista and made a huge impact on so many lives. I explain Abby was a blessing in my life ... Read More
MIDLAND HILL - A Small Peak East of Buena Vista, Colorado
BUENA VISTA, CO - It was an usually sunny and warm January day in central Colorado. Two of my friends joined me in climbing the summit of Midland Hill, a small mountain ridge east of the town of Buena Vista. Watch the video too! ... View Adventure
JOEL'S DESERT WANDERING - Coyote Mountain Wilderness, Arizona
PIMA COUNTY, AZ - I have been tapped out creatively in the past seven to ten days. Thankfully, the one and only Joel Smith in Tucson ventured out in the southern Arizona desert to capture some really pretty photos. Hey, at least it's new content. I encourage you to check them out! ... View Photos
MT. SUNFLOWER (alt. 4,309 feet) - THE KANSAS HIGH POINT!
NEAR WESKAN, KS - Kyle, Lindsey and I drove over 250 miles across the eastern half of Colorado to stand on Mt. Sunflower, the highest point in Kansas. Mt. Sunflower is a beautiful rolling hill on the plains close to the Colorado/Kansas border. Enjoy my photos and video ... View Adventure
Wednesday Night - COLORADO SUNSET OVER THE MOUNTAINS
BUENA VISTA, CO - This evening's sunset was a good one. All sorts of colorful clouds hovered over the Sawatch Mountains - Mt. Princeton and Sheep Mountain in particular. The pretty "color show" helped brighten an otherwise long and hard day ... View Adventure
Photos and Video - CRUISING AROUND IN A 1960 CHEVY TRUCK!
BUENA VISTA, CO - We had some spare time before watching NFL wildcard playoff games. Stephen and I decided to cruise throughout Johnson Village and Buena Vista to kill some time. We visited the overlook, captured footage of roadside deer, drove along East Main Street and visited a Loaf N Jug convenience store. Definitely watch this video if you have the time ... View Adventure
PLATE OF HOT DOGS CANDLE GIVEN AS CHRISTMAS GIFT!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve has received some amazing Christmas gifts over the years, but the one he received on Christmas Day may have been the most memorable. He was given a life size plate of hot dogs and potato chips that was actually a candle. "Just looking at it makes me hungry!" exclaimed Steve ... Full Coverage
Taking Dad To Dunkin Donuts & Other Recent Memories With Him
I wrote an essay about some of the recent memories I had with my father this year. It is a reflective piece, and you are more than welcome to read it. There is also a video clip I created as a loving memory of him on the left column ... if you're interested in that as well. Read Essay
Photos and Video: Chief The Dog Enjoys The Colorado Snow!
BUENA VISTA, CO - It was my second morning house/dog sitting and once again I took Chief for a walk. We ventured to an open and snowy area off of Chaffee County Road 337. This time, the sky was partly clear which led to some nice photography. Do watch the video at the below the gallery! ... View Adventure
BALD MOUNTAIN - A Summiting Of A Local Mountain With A Boring Name
NATHROP, CO - There are probably over 500 "Bald Mountains" in the western states which is truly a shame considering the prominence of this mountain east of Nathrop. With a break in the snowfall, Derrick and I drove and hiked to its summit at 9,611 feet. It was nice to get out! ... View Adventure
Oldie" STEVE CAUGHT USING NEIGHBOR'S WI-FI CONNECTION!
(Homeowner Found Him on Front Lawn With Laptop!)
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve was caught red-handed using the wireless Internet connection in front of neighbor's home, and was even photographed (adjacent photo) typing away on his laptop in public view. Kent, the homeowner who pays monthly for his wireless connection with his hard-earned money, was "taken aback" to see Steve busy on his laptop as he sat on his front lawn at 7:30 a.m. ... Full Coverage
Another Video Tribute: TWIN LAKES, COLORADO (alt. 9,256 feet)
TWIN LAKES, CO - I paid a recent visit to Twin Lakes, Colorado on a quiet December morning. Once again, I created a modest YouTube video dedicated to the small village and lakes and came up with a few scenic mountain and lake photos ... View Adventure
Photos And Video - COTTONWOOD LAKE AFTER A WHITE THANKSGIVING!
NEAR BUENA VISTA, CO - On the morning after Thanksgiving, I drove on snow-covered roads to visit Cottonwood Lake, nestled in the Sawatch Mountains. With the exception of the two people ice fishing, I had the entire lake to myself! Enjoy my photos and video tribute ... View Adventure
Photo And Video Tribute - SCENIC CHAFFEE COUNTY (DIRT) ROAD 327!
NEAR NATHROP, CO - I merely planned to capture my daily Mt. Princeton photo, but then I felt inspired to capture some video footage of this lonely but very scenic dirt road. Chaffee County Road 327 offers some very scenic views of the mountains in all directions ... View Adventure
The Versailles Diner - A CLASSIC NEW JERSEY DINER!
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Bernie, Jon and I visited the Versailles Diner, a classic 24-hour New Jersey diner that offers booths with jukeboxes, taylor ham and waitress that can be cold and rude sometimes. We had a great time making footage for the 4-minute video clip that you really must watch at the bottom of the page ... View Adventure
OLD DISGUSTING BOOTS FINALLY REPLACED BY NEW ONES!
BUENA VISTA, CO - The old and disgusting boots have finally been banished! Steve's old hiking boots were finally replaced today, ending a two and a half year era of him wearing them on practically every outdoor adventure done during this time. The boots had large holes in them! The change in Steve's wardrobe brought a combination of celebration and bewilderment among his friends ... Full Coverage
SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS - Snowy Drive On Cottonwood Pass Road
BUENA VISTA, CO - It snowed last night and this morning, as the town of Buena Vista woke up to a layer of snow on the ground. It was just 25 degrees and it felt like 16 with the windchill at 8:30 a.m. I made a quick early morning drive along Cottonwood Pass Road to photograph the snowfall coming down in the mountains. Watch the video clip of me driving on snowy roads! ... View Adventure
INSULTING VALENTINE'S DAY HEARTS GIVEN TO CO-WORKERS!
Steve is becoming out of control at his workplace! Apparently bored and needing an outlet, Steve wrote inappropriate and insulting messages on leftover Valentine's Day heart candies and gave them to his co-workers. Some where shocked, some laughed and one was deemed so cruel that it was censored from this web site! ... Full Coverage
NEBRASKA'S HIGHEST POINT - Panorama Point (alt. 5,424 feet)
NEAR BUSHNELL, NE - Panorama Point initially gives the impression of being a modest rolling hill among the vast plains. However, a true high pointer will see all of the beauty in all directions at the Nebraska high point. It is located in Kimball County near the meeting place of the borders of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska ... View Adventure
SOUTH DAKOTA'S HIGHEST POINT - Harney Peak (alt. 7,242 feet)
BLACK HILLS, SD - Harney Peak (alt. 7,242) is not only the high point of South Dakota, but it is the highest point spanning from the Rocky Mountains to the Pyrenees Mountains in Europe. I hiked on a trail with ice and hard-packed snow for much of the way and had the entire summit to myself. This is a grand mountain! ... View Adventure
NORTH DAKOTA'S HIGHEST POINT - White Butte (alt. 3,506 feet)
AMIDON, ND - The highest point in North Dakota is located on the western side of the state. My hike to the summit was very muddy and this was by far the windiest high point I have visited so far. Throw in some confusion about fees, obtaining permission and White Butte being on private property, and it made for quite an adventure ... View Adventure
St. Elmo Ghost Town - Autumn Colors In The Mountains
ST. ELMO, CO - These pictures are one week old, but I thought many of you would appreciate my few photos of the autumn colors among the mountainous scenery in the ghost town of St. Elmo ... View Adventure
THE HIGHEST POINT IN IOWA - Hawkeye Point (alt. 1,670 feet)
OSCEOLA COUNTY, IA - Yes, Steve has "had issues" with Iowa in the past, but there is no exhibition of disrespect for Iowa's high point. Hawkeye Point is a beautiful slope among vast cornfields in far northwest Iowa. Aaron and Steve had a great time and created a four minute video clip ... View Adventure
Autumn In Their Peak Colors! - Twin Lakes & Independence Pass
TWIN LAKES, CO - Kelley and I spent the morning along Highway 82 between Twin Lakes and Independence Pass. With the fall colors at their peak for viewing, we were very busy taking great pictures of the mountains and leaves. Check it out! ... View Adventure
Autumn Foliage Inside South Cottonwood Canyon - Sept. 23, 2008
NEAR BUENA VISTA, CO - I spent the early morning in South Cottonwood Canyon in the Sawatch Mountains to view and photograph the autumn colors. We are not about a week away from the peak viewing time, but I managed to capture some pretty pictures of shimmering colorful leaves ... View Adventure
Hike To Mt. Kreutzer, Colorado (Altitude 13,095 Feet)
NEAR TINCUP, CO - Aaron, Derrick and myself hiked 5-6 miles along the Continental Divide to an obscure 13er known as Mt. Kreutzer. The mountain, located north of Emma Burr Mountain, overlooks Mineral Basin. I brought my Arkansas flag on the adventure and autumn colors were common above timberline ... Full Coverage
"INSANELY EARLY" TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO WEST COAST FRIENDS!
Heeeelllllllooooo! Talk about inappropriate! Steve, currently on a visit to the East Coast, has continually forgotten about time zone differences and sent text messages to friends living in California and elsewhere on the West Coast. This morning, he woke up some of his friends when he sent a text at 6:43 a.m., which was 3:43 a.m. in California! ... Full Coverage
50+ DUNKIN DONUTS VISITS DURING TRIP TO NORTHEAST!
(Self-Described "Dunkin Donuts Man" Celebrates Feat With Friend)
Steve stunned his friends and family throughout the world with the shocking news that he visited a Dunkin Donuts shop for the 50th time during his extended four-week visit to New Jersey. "I want the world to know I'm a Dunkin Donuts man and I'm darned proud!" Steve shouted during the celebration ... Full Coverage
BATH MAT HAS NOT BEEN WASHED IN NINE MONTHS!
Steve Confirms Rumors of Moldy & Dirty Bath Mat At Home!
Steve "ColoradoGuy" Garufi's poor housekeeping habits reached a new low today when he confirmed rumors that his bath mat has not been washed since receiving it as a gift over nine months ago. Yes you heard it: Nine long months ago! People shared their horror at such a ... Full Coverage
DELAWARE'S HIGHEST POINT - Alt. 448 Feet (Located On Suburban Road)
WILMINGTON, DE - Bernie and I hit four state high points in 25 hours! Our final high point was Ebright Azimuth, a peculiar high point located on a busy suburban road in north Delaware. The altitude is a mere 448 feet ... View Adventure
WEST VIRGINIA'S HIGHEST POINT - Altitude 4,683 Feet (Spruce Knob, WV)
PENDLETON COUNTY, WV - Don't dis' West Virginia! This state has some mighty big mountains. Spruce Knob, in northeast West Virginia, stands at 4,863 feet and has a very scenic overlook of the Appalachian Range. Bernie and I visited this spot for our third high point of the day. We won the Triple Crown! ... View Adventure
SAYING GOOD-BYE TO OLD YANKEE STADIUM - Bronx, New York
BRONX, NY - I captured no pictures of mountains, but have managed to snap quite a few photos of the historic Yankee Stadium that will be torn down at the end of this year. We visited Monument Park, walked on the field, visited the dugout and entered the Yankees locker room ... View Adventure
BUTTZVILLE, NEW JERSEY?! Fun With Bernie In Northwest New Jersey!
WARREN COUNTY, NJ - Bernie and I spent the afternoon in the Delaware Water Gap region in northwest New Jersey. We walked on the Appalachian Trail, snapped photos of the Delaware River and drove through the small village of Buttzville. Yes! That's the town name! Buttzville! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ... View Adventure
EMMA BURR MOUNTAIN On The Divide - Alt. 13,544 Feet
NEAR TINCUP, CO - Emma Burr Mountain, a 13er on the Continental Divide, has been summited! Ever since I first laid eyes on the mountain from Mineral Basin in South Cottonwood Canyon, I have deeply desired to reach its top in the past twelve months ... View Adventure
STEVE TEARFULLY ADMITS LYING ABOUT BIKE TRIP!
Bike Trip Never Happened; Steve Made It Up To Impress Women!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve tearfully admitted that his conscious weighed heavily this morning and that he needed to admit that the entire supposed bicycle ride across America was a lie. It never happened and he fabricated the entire adventure to impress women and gain a lot of attention from people. "I don't blame you if you never believe anything I ever say again." he stated ... Full Coverage (April 1, 2008)
MORE COLORADO VIEWS - Huron Peak (Alt. 14,005 Feet)
NEAR WINFIELD, CO - I squeezed in another 14er today when Megan and I hiked to the summit of Huron Peak (alt. 14,005 feet). I must say, I was very impressed with the trail and summit views of this "14er" near the Winfield Ghost Town in the Sawatch Mountains ... View Adventure
ANOTHER 14ER HIKE - La Plata Peak (Alt. 14,336 Feet)
NEAR TWIN LAKES, CO - Summer is quickly going away and I took advantage of a day off to hike La Plata Peak. This is a 14er near Twin Lakes and Independence Pass that is the fifth highest mountain in Colorado ... View Adventure
MAJOR FIGHT ON COUCH ERUPTS AT BIBLE STUDY!
Friend "Just About Had It" Over Unwanted Picture Taking
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - A major fight on the couch erupted at a local Colorado Springs bible study when an aggravated woman's emotions were pushed over the edge after Steve had taken one too many unsolicited pictures during last night's weekly meeting. ... Full Coverage (This is an "oldie" from 2003.)
MINERAL WATER TOUR - All Of Manitou's Mineral Springs
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO - Ron and I had some free time in Manitou Springs. We decided to walk all over, visiting all ten of Manitou's mineral water springs. We met a group of belly dancers, talked to a homeless person and ranked each of the springs by taste ... View Adventure
Colorado's Highest Point - MT. ELBERT (alt. 14,433 feet)
LAKE COUNTY, CO - I was blessed with the time today to hike to the summit of Mt. Elbert, the highest point in all of Colorado. This was my twelfth "14er." The amazing views of the surrounding mountains made the arduous climbing was well worth it ... View Adventure
"WEED WHACKER" WON AT LOCAL GOLF TOURNAMENT!
Prize Deemed "Useless" Per Steve's Refusal To Do Yard Work!
SALIDA, CO - Steve won a weed trimmer at a local Chaffee County golf tournament and fundraiser last week, but the prize is considered "useless" because of Steve's refusal to do any kind of yard work as a matter of principle ... Full Coverage
THE SCENIC POPLAR GULCH TRAIL - Near St. Elmo, CO
ST. ELMO, CO - Four us hiked the Poplar Gulch Trail for the first time this morning. At the top, we had some really pretty views of mountains in all directions, of course, and once again we did not encounter another human being throughout much of the trail ... View Adventure
STEVE MAINTAINS DIGNITY; AVOIDS KANSAS TURNPIKE!
(Alternative Route Found From Kansas City To Topeka)
EASTERN KANSAS - Insulted and stunned that the Kansas Turnpike has the gall to charge people money to drive in their scenery-challenged state, Steve found an alterate route from Kansas City to Topeka. He saved two dollars, but more imporantly, he kept his dignity ... Full Coverage
Oldie: BURGERS, CHICKEN, ICE CREAM AT BARBEQUE!
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - I dug up an "oldie" from 2001 when Scotty, Josh and myself had a barbeque with cheeseburgers, grilled chicken and delicious ice cream. Let me tell you this, my stomach was in heaven after this wondrous event! ... View Adventure
DAVIS MEADOW TRAIL: A Solitary Hike in Chaffee County
CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO - I walked all of the 3.5 miles of the Davis Meadow Trail and did not encounter another person along the entire trail. It was a nice little hike with plenty of aspen groves and views of the Collegiate Peaks ... View Adventure
SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN (alt. 8,406 feet) - Nathrop, Colorado
NATHROP, CO - Sugarloaf Mountain is the tall mountain northeast of Nathrop that one can not miss seeing as one drives along Highway 285. I had always wanted to summit that mountain, and early this morning Shannon and I "bushwacked" our way to the top ... View Adventure
"GEORGE COSTANZA WALLET" CRITICIZED & MOCKED!
Photos Of Tattered Wallet Become Public Spectacle For Steve
Steve was mocked and criticized today by many of his web visitors when recent photos showed the condition of his old and tattered wallet that has been termed a "George Costanza" wallet. "The crap in your wallet is shameful!" wrote Paula in Denver ... Full Coverage
BALLOONA VISTA! Hot Air Balloons Float Over Buena Vista!
BUENA VISTA, CO - The Balloona Vista Festival was the largest ever with a number of really pretty hot air balloons rising. The sun to the east made for some great picture taking with the Sawatch Mountains in the background ... View Adventure
Independence Pass, Colorado - A SPRINGTIME SNOWY WONDERLAND!
NEAR ASPEN, CO - Independence Pass opened yesterday (June 5) and many skiers were taken advantage of the huge amounts of snow remaining up there. If you love snow, you really need to visit this page ... View Adventure
Mountain Biking Around Both Lakes - TWIN LAKES, COLORADO!
TWIN LAKES, CO - Kent and his family finally convinced me to go mountain biking with them, and what a fun time we had. We rode around both lakes at Twin Lakes, coming across the historic Interlaken resort and some really beautiful views of the lake, snowy mountains and aspen groves ... View Adventure
Day 35: MISSISSIPPI BLUES - Four Flat Tires In One Day!
Memorable Day: The River, The People, The Roads.
GREENWOOD, MS - My 73 mile ride on March 6 was probably my most memorable on the east side of the country. I rode over the Mississippi River, had four flat tires, had unforgetable encounters with people in Greenville, Indianola and Itta Bena, and walked on the worst highway in America for bicycling ... Read More
Dry Ramen, Yogurt Pretzels & Candy Corn Soda FOR BREAKFAST!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Need new breakfast ideas? Well look no further than this web site! Steve created a new breakfast for himself this morning, feasting on dry clumps of ramen noodles and yogurt pretzels, then washing it down with candy corn flavored soda. "That's disgustingly bland. Matzo bell soup has more flavor that ... Full Coverage
LOVELAND PASS (alt. 11,990 Feet) - Lots of Snow!
NEAR ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA, CO - I played "hookey" with attending church and instead made the leisurely drive past various ski towns and area to reach Loveland Pass. There is still a lot of snow up there on the Continental Divide, and so if you love snow, you really need to check out my photo gallery ... View Adventure
LOCALS SUPPORT STEVE'S BIKE RIDE WITH BISCUITS!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Who needs Wheaties or granola bars when you've got loads of biscuits? Steve's upcoming plans to bicycling across America gained a major boast when a local family sponsored him with a gift of a big ol' stash of homemade biscuits ... Full Coverage
Rainbow Falls - A Hidden Waterfall In Manitou Springs, CO
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO - I was in the Pikes Peak region earlier this month and my friends Kelly, Lars and myself visited Rainbow Falls, a very pretty waterfall hidden next to a highway bridge. It is largely unknown to most people in the area ... View Adventure
WHITE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATE WITH OPEN TOED SANDALS!
(Steve Inspires Friends At Local Christmas Party)
BUENA VISTA, CO - Colorado had a white Christmas! Steve took an amazing step towards spreading Christmas cheer and inspiration to all of his friends when he wore open toed sandals during yesterday's snowfall. "When I saw you walk in the house wearing sandals caked with snow, I knew this Christmas was going to be a special day ... Full Coverage
HAIR CONSULTANT FIRED TWO DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS!
(Not Spending Time With Steve & No Hair Knowledge Cited)
BUENA VISTA, CO - Talk about receiving a lump of coals for Christmas! The Colorado Guy community was shocked yesterday when it was annouced that Hair Consultant Josh was fired just two days before Christmas. After sipping an eggnog latte, Steve was convinced it was the right move ... Full Coverage
ASSORTED SNOW PHOTOS AND SCENES - Buena Vista, Colorado
BUENA VISTA, CO - After two long days of intense snowfall, I wandered around the area of Monday morning to photograph the snowy scenery and mountain views. Everything was pretty and covered in white! ... View Adventure
EMOTIONAL BREAKDOWN FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN IOWA!
Steve Experiences Uncontrollable Sobbing For Iowans
MONOWA COUNTY, IA - The thought of people living in Iowa for their entire lives was just too much for Steve, the webmaster of this web site. While driving yesterday throughout western Iowa, Steve broke down in uncontrollable sobbing as he became overwhelmed with sadness and pity for people who might live their entire lives there ... Full Coverage
RIPS IN "BUTT AREA" OF THREE PAIRS OF STEVE'S PANTS!
(Most People Don't Notice Rips, But They Are Growing Larger)
BUENA VISTA, CO - Three pairs of pants in Steve's wardrobe have recently obtained rips in the "butt area," causing a lot of personal embarrassment for him as photos have been revealed on this web site. As usual, a flurry of feedback was given to Steve including to "Stop all the attention getting behaviors and buy new pants." ... Full Coverage
The Pikes Peak Highway - A SCENIC DRIVE TO THE SUMMIT
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - I had some free time in Colorado Springs on Saturday afternoon, and my buddy Scott and I made the leisurely and scenic drive along the Pikes Peak Highway. The views above timberline, of course, were amazing as always ... View Adventure
PAINFUL ARMPIT NOOGIES GIVEN ON COUCH!
Lisa and Steve Continue Fighting At Bible Study
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Childish fighting at a local Colorado Springs Bible study continued last night when Lisa began giving painful "armpit noogies" to Steve as they sat on the couch. Steve fought back by attempting to put her in a head lock, but Lisa grabbed Steve's stomach with her nails ... Full Coverage (This is an "oldie" from 2003.)
ASPEN - INDEPENDENCE PASS - THE MAROON BELLS
NEAR ASPEN, CO - The one and only Elana was in the area and she wanted to visit the Maroon Bells. Now admittedly, we drove there to these well-photographed peaks, but it was such a nice adventure nonetheless. The autumn foliage around Aspen was pretty nifty too! ... View Adventure
MARSHMELLOW CAKE SMASHED AGAINST FOREHEAD!
Worry And Anxiety Over Fantasy Football Match Blamed
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve smashed an orange marshmellow snack cake into his forehead this afternoon as an expression of the intense anxiety and worry he has today over his Week Five match up for his fantasy football team. Two Dallas Cowboys players will determine whether he wins or loses ... Full Coverage
CANDY GINGER BREAD HOME BECOMES CRACK HOUSE!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Talk about ghetto! The once attractive Christmas candy house at a local Buena Vista household was deemed uninhabitable and a replica of a "crack house in Detroit." The home had one side of the roof almost completely gone and the front door blown out of the entrance ... Full Coverage
ELEVEN LICORICE RED VINES EATEN FOR BREAKFAST!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Talk about an amazing breakfast idea! Steve enjoyed eleven - yes eleven! - Red Vines for breakfast after obtaining a package of the red licorice twists the day before. ... Full Coverage
Mt. Sneffels In The San Juan Mountains - Altitude 14,150 Feet
NEAR OURAY, CO - Jay and I summited Mt. Sneffels, a lofty "14er" located among the jagged San Juan Mountains. We camped at the Atlas Mill Campground and began out hike in Yankee Boy Basin. The scenery was amazing up there! ... View Adventure
RALPH LAUREN SHIRT REACHES 17 YEARS OF AGE!
(Steve Wears Shirt At Cafe; Others Celebrate Amazing News)
BUENA VISTA, CO - The Ralph Lauren shirt in Steve's wardrobe celebrated its 17th birthday yesterday with a emotional jubilation at a local cafe in Buena Vista. Amazingly, Steve purchased the black shirt when he was a teenager working in a department store in New Jersey ... Full Coverage
COPY MACHINE BREAKS LOU GEHRIG'S RECORD!
Steve's Workplace Copier Prints Off 2,194 Sheets In a Row!
LITTLETON, CO - One of the most revered records of all time has been broken! The office copy machine at Steve's workplace broke Lou Gehrig's record of 2,130 by printing out 2,194 consecutive 8 x 11 copies last week. No doubt, this copy machine "raised the bar" for future copy machines ... Full Coverage
Oldie: UGLY FIGURINE WON AT WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE!
PARK COUNTY, CO - Steve very well may have won the ugliest white elephant gift in the history of the human race! He won a hand-sized figurine with gaudy designed flowers and butterflies held by thin metal coils ... Full Coverage
LITTLETON MAN ASSAULTED WITH BEAN BURRITO!
Teenager Pegs Steve's Co-Worker In Chest With Fast Food!
LITTLETON, CO - One of Steve's co-workers was pelted in the chest by a burrito this morning. Blake, an operations manager, was outside inspecting work when he was "assaulted" by the Mexican staple food by a teenager in a roadside car. He suffered no physical injuries - just initial shock and personal embarrassment from the event ... Full Coverage
STEVE SHOWS MAJOR FARMER'S TAN WITH PRIDE!
(Arms, Legs and Ankles Have "Gross" Tan Lines After Ride)
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve has a farmer's tan and he's showing it to the world! Steve proudly revealed his well-defined tan lines, frequently termed a "farmer's tan", to many of his friends yesterday at a local cafe and weekly church gathering ... Full Coverage
STEVE DRINKS FOOFY NON-FAT CARAMEL LATTE!
(Many Ridicule Him For Drinking Such a "Girlie Drink!")
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve had a "break down" yesterday when he ordered and drank a 20-ounce non-fat, decaffeinated caramel latte with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. The incident brought all sorts of ridicule to Steve, with many speculating why he would be so troubled to consume such a drink in the first place ... Full Coverage
Oldie: BIG GULP STREAK REACHES 24 DAYS IN A ROW!
Steve Determined To Break Joe DiMaggio's Streak of 56!
LEADVILLE, CO - The 7-11 Super Big Gulp streak is on! Steve drank a 32-ounce Big Gulp (root beer) for the 24th day in a row today, and with no signs of letting up and feeling strong physically, the he is determined to break Joe DiMaggio's streak of 56 consecutive days ... Full Coverage
427-242 LOPSIDED SCRABBLE MATCH TURNS UGLY!
Game Deemed An "Ass-Kicking"; Tanya Takes Loss In Stride
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve soundly defeated his cute brunette friend, Tanya, in a living room Scrabble match at his cabin last week. Things began with a "bang" when Steve's opening move of "REFRAIN" gained him 76 points to start the match. After just six rounds, the game was practically over with the score at 245-99. ... View Adventure
BACKWOODS LOCALS MAKE TRIBUTE TO STEVE!
Steve's Initials "SG" Etched In Concrete Next To Trailer Home!
Steve was honored today when his initials were etched in a concrete foundation of the home of Dave and Janelle, two "backwoods locals" who love visiting this web site. "I often tell people, 'Y'all need to visit ColoradoGuy dot com and see what he's up to!'" .... Full Coverage
KISSING OF LARGE CACTUS TURNS NASTY!
Thorns Scratch Arms; Steve Gets Hooked Against It!
TUCSON, AZ - What was first intended to be a friendly kiss of a cactus in the Arizona desert turned into a very nasty situation! Steve stupidly wrapped his arms around the cactus that scratched his arms, damaged his shirt and hooked him against the cactus for almost 30 seconds ... Full Coverage
MID-LIFE CRISIS ERUPTS IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA!
Steve Smokes Bad Cigars At Truck Stops To Cope!
BENSON, AZ - A so-called "mid-life crisis" has Steve engaging in some bizarre behaviors during his visit to southern Arizona. While some buy motorcycles, switch careers or dress like teenagers as a means of dealing with mid-life crisis issues, Steve has been habitually visiting remote Arizona trucks stops and smoking cheap cigars to cope with his crisis ... Full Coverage
CHUGGING OF COFFEE CREAMER BOTTLE GOES AWRY!
Steve Spits Up Halfway; Denies Doing It To Impress Girl!
BUENA VISTA, CO - An attempt to drink an entire bottle coffee creamer went awry when Steve spit up halfway through on a friend's front porch. Amidst criticism that he was being immature, Steve denied he did it to impress the girl he was with ... Full Coverage
MELTDOWN OVER ATONAL MUSIC ON MY SPACE PAGE!
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve experienced a "meltdown" after playing really awful and disturbing music that was part of "Atonal Music Appreciation Month" on his myspace page. "Oh it just go so bad." explained Steve, "I started to freak out and I found myself getting mad and irritable for no apparent reason." ... Full Coverage
OUT OF CONTROL BANGING THINGS AGAINST HIS HEAD!
Steve Smashes Coffee Cake On Forehead; Admits "Problem"
BUENA VISTA, CO - Steve's smashing of things against his forehead has gone too far! Giddy that his DSL connection is working, Steve compulsively smashed a slab of coffee cake against his forehead in the mountains, and he plans to seek counseling to rid himself of this awful habit ...Full Coverage
STEVE'S STOMACH IS BECOMING FATTER AND FATTER!
(Growing Gutt Named "Herman The Stomach" On Web Site)
The large and growing stomach of Steve has been named "Herman The Stomach" and is rapidly becoming a key player and influential entity on this web site. Just yesterday, two disturbing photographs were taken of Steve's gutt, displaying "Herman" for all of the Colorado Guy community ... Full Coverage
STEVE BUYS LADIES SUNGLASSES AT WALMART!
Many Mock & Ridicule Steve, But He Insists "They Look Fine"
Steve admitted that his newly purchased pair of sunglasses he has recently worn had a label idenitifying it as a "ladies" design at a nearby Walmart. Since they fit comfortably and did not look too feminine-looking, he has been wearing them ever since, but not without a lot of people making fun of him ... Full Coverage
Plastic Tag Has Been On T-Shirt For The Past FOUR YEARS!
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO - Talk about the embarrassment! Steve "ColoradoGuy" Garufi's light blue tie-dye t-shirt that he has been wearing for the past four years has always had the plastic tag stuck on the back of the shirt! Yes! For the past four years! ...View Adventure
STEVE COMES CLEAN ABOUT ADOPT HIGHWAY MOTIVES!
Steve Tearfully Admits "Getting A Date" Was Ultimate Goal!
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO - In a brief moment of honest with himself and others, Steve tearfully admitted that the true motive for him pursuing the Colorado Adopt A Highway program was for the hopes that he could get a date. He thought girls might think he would be cool to have a purple sign on Colorado Highway 24 ... Read More
STEVE VOMITS SPRING WATER ON KITCHEN COUNTER!
(Steve Foolishly Drinks 38-Year-Old Water During Party!)
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - A gathering to celebrate Steve creation of his newest web sites "turned ugly" last night when he foolishly drank mineral water from an antique bottle of Manitou Mineral Water that dated back to 1967. Steve vomited on his friend's kitchen counter ... Full Coverage
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