My Adventure Filled Pictures http://zacherytillotson.com/blog Adventures and misadventures, like there's a difference Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:50:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Papercraft: Taiwan Sky Lanterns http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/papercraft-taiwan-sky-lanterns/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/papercraft-taiwan-sky-lanterns/#comments Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:50:28 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=2363

I loved flying Sky Lanterns with my friends during our honeymoon in Taiwan, it was so inspiring seeing dozens of the little balloons flying off into the sky with their messages. I used my experience doing that as inspiration for a birthday card.

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Colorado Wedding Papercraft http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/colorado-wedding-papercraft/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/colorado-wedding-papercraft/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:52:26 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=2351

I created a wedding congratulations card inspired by an awesome reimagining of the Colorado flag (for someone who likes dinosaurs). I think it turned out great!

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St Patricks Day 2015 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/st-patricks-day-2015/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/st-patricks-day-2015/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:32:16 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=2345 This year we celebrated St Patricks Day at Dave and Buster’s with friends, beer, and snap chat! Here’s out snapchat masterpieces!

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Valentine’s Day Hearthstone Papercraft http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/valentines-day-hearthstone-papercraft/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/valentines-day-hearthstone-papercraft/#comments Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:49:39 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=2295

I was disappointed Hearthstone didn’t do a cardback for Valentine’s Day this year, so I made an original design for a Hearthstone card pack of my own!

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Masters in Architecture Portfolio http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/masters-in-architecture-portfolio/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/masters-in-architecture-portfolio/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:23:49 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1088 Tanya’s masters of architecture application portfolio. She made everything over Christmas vacation and I think it came out great!

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2014 Year Review http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/2014-year-review-2/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/2014-year-review-2/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:00:40 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1066 2014 was huge year, there were several events which would have been THE highlight of [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/2014-year-review-2/feed/ 0 Winterpark Trip http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/winterpark-trip/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/winterpark-trip/#comments Sun, 04 Jan 2015 21:17:55 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1059

Tanya and I were invited for a weekend at a cabin in Winterpark. After sledding, a gymanstics session, tasty food and drinks, and night jacuzzi in sub zero temperatures (including making snow angles) we were so tired, but happy!

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Papercraft Hearthstone http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/papercraft-hearthstone/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2015/papercraft-hearthstone/#comments Sun, 04 Jan 2015 21:10:52 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1050

I’m still loving the digital card game Hearthstone and since my papercraft Christmas cards came out so well last year, I decided to do it again. They’re still a lot of work but I think I’m better at it now and enjoy working on them to boot.

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Dog Sledding http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/dog-sledding/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/dog-sledding/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:02:15 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1041

My dad gave Tanya and I a dog sledding adventure for Christmas and it turned into one of the best presents ever! The dogs are amazing, they are so strong! I hugged one in order to take it’s picture and it about bowled me over, they are just absolutely full of muscle.

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In Search of Snow http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/in-search-of-snow/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/in-search-of-snow/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:33:07 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1033 Tanya and I got the idea to put on our coats, grab our camera, and go find snow! It’s been so warm for the last couple of weeks that we ended up driving most of the day to the continental divide, but it was worth it. The view of spectacular and sunny, I loved it!

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Phoenix Halloween http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/phoenix-halloween/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/phoenix-halloween/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:01:46 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1026 Tanya and I travelled down to Phoenix for Halloween. Carrying our giant lego heads on the plane started the trip off right and we kept it going with fun hikes, scary heights, and a lively night out on the 31st.

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Meadowlark Trail 5k Loop http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/meadowlark-trail-5k-loop/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/meadowlark-trail-5k-loop/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:06:37 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1014 This loop is one of my all time favorites. Running through the foothills at the base of the mountains is amazing! The route itself is actually a bit over 5k but it’s worth the extra work.

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Engaged! http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/engaged/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/engaged/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:11:24 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=1005 Fancy restaurant? Check. Ring? Check. Blathering speech? Check!

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Ultimate Frisbee http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/ultimate-frisbee/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/ultimate-frisbee/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:59 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=999
Summer means getting back in shape and for me that means Frisbee. I joined a rec league solo this year but met a lot of fun people and had a great time. Getting bone tired each week after three hours of games is a great feeling. I can’t wait for next season!

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Sushi Practice http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/sushi-practice/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/sushi-practice/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:28:46 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=992 I got a random idea in my head to try making sushi so I did! I’m not a huge fan of fish though so I decided to do a less traditional style with one being steak and rice with a balsamic vinegar sauce and the other being a salad sushi with steak, lettuce, carrots, apple, [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/sushi-practice/feed/ 0 Birthday on the Lake http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/birthday-on-the-lake/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/birthday-on-the-lake/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:07:58 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=978 Samm organized a birthday party for Andy this weekend. We started boating on Dillon Reservoir, the boat we rented was set up great for a party, it had a BBQ and could easily fit ten or twelve people. The views of the mountains from the lake were amazing, the whole thing was a lot of [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/birthday-on-the-lake/feed/ 0 BoulderBoulder 2014 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/boulderboulder-2014/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/boulderboulder-2014/#comments Mon, 26 May 2014 19:37:30 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=968 This year was the second time in recent memory I’ve run the BoulderBoulder and it was great! Tanya and Jennie and I each chose a color to dress up in (blue, pink, yellow) and we went crazy! The weather was perfect, the treats better than average (my haul was a redvine, popsicle, and cupcake – [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/boulderboulder-2014/feed/ 0 University of Arkansas Graduation http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/university-of-arkansas-graduation/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/university-of-arkansas-graduation/#comments Mon, 12 May 2014 17:16:33 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=946

Hildie’s graduation of the University of Arkansas turned into a whirlwind three day road trip that was a lot of fun. I drove with Tanya Friday and Sunday (12 hours each way!) and spent Saturday with Hildie. I really [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/university-of-arkansas-graduation/feed/ 0 Hearthstone Analysis Page http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/hearthstone-analysis-page/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/hearthstone-analysis-page/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 16:40:43 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=939
Hearthstone Anlysis – I spent a few hours putting together a web page describing the problem. It turned out pretty good so I hope other people like it too.

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2013 Year Review http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/2013-year-review/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/2013-year-review/#comments Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:18:14 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=929 Big vacations and events this year seem limited compared to last year, but I still did go on a two week trip to Paris and Barcelona and a weekend trip to Arizona I loved.

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Ski Trip http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/ski-trip/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2014/ski-trip/#comments Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:18:52 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=918 Tanya and I went skiing with Andy, Samm, and some friends at Loveland. Loveland was crazy windy and cold, but the trip was fun nonetheless!

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Decorating For Christmas http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/decorating-for-christmas/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/decorating-for-christmas/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:23:10 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=902

Tanya and I decided to go all out for Christmas this year. We got a tree, decorations, and even made (Star Wars) Christmas cookies!

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Fall Frisbee Tournament http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee-tournament/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee-tournament/#comments Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:39:28 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=894

Tanya came out for one of the games in the end of season frisbee tournament and took great pictures. I love seeing pictures by someone who knows what they are doing and who has a good camera, everything looks better [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee-tournament/feed/ 0 Making Christmas Eggnog http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/making-christmas-eggnog/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/making-christmas-eggnog/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:03:17 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=890 My family has been making Eggnog for Christmas the last few years, it’s always a lot of fun. The recipe is easy and delicious (cream, sugar, alcohol => mmm), but this year it was especially fun because of the addition of master chef Nixon! We put all the ingredients together now and the nog should [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/making-christmas-eggnog/feed/ 0 Halloween at Work http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/halloween-at-work/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/halloween-at-work/#comments Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:47:41 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=885 My cube mate and I put a ton of work into creating Paul Bunyan and Babe the Big, Blue Ox costumes this year. My costume cost $1 and twenty minutes of work and the effort really shows.

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Draw Something http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/draw-something/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/draw-something/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:05:07 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=863 .ds-highlights { text-align: center; } .ds-highlights img { width: 225px; margin: 0 5px; }
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Fall Frisbee http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee/#comments Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:36:09 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=859 I’m playing in GRU rec frisbee this fall and loving it! It’s a combined A and B level league so is a little more competitive than I’m used to but our team is good and fun to play with. Except for one week of crazy rains the weather has been perfect. One of my friends [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/fall-frisbee/feed/ 0 Caleb Games 2013 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/caleb-games-2013/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/caleb-games-2013/#comments Mon, 02 Sep 2013 21:57:21 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=837

The Caleb games this year were filled with challenges, adventures, and dangers! The orienteering course was my favorite, it had so many varied aspects to it. Besides requiring you to run miles and miles while correctly reading a map, you also had could skip part of the distance by completing challenges. Some of them [...]]]>
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Arizona http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/arizona/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/arizona/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 03:15:36 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=825

Arizona over the 4th of July weekend is hot! Intellectually I knew this of course, but actually living it for a few days is different. It’s hot everywhere – in the sun, out of the sun, under water in the pool, even in the middle of the night. The dessert and surrounding [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/arizona/feed/ 0 Tough Mudder 2013 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/tough-mudder-2013/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/tough-mudder-2013/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:05:29 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=812 Every year after I’ve finished the Tough Mudder I decide it’s my last time ever. And every year so far I’ve kept doing it! My sister, my girlfriend, and I ran this year and it was a great time. The weather did not cooperate, making for a very cold couple of hours at [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/tough-mudder-2013/feed/ 0 Stroke and Stride 2013 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/stroke-and-stride-2013/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/stroke-and-stride-2013/#comments Fri, 07 Jun 2013 23:09:04 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=807 It’s the beginning of the summer race season and the first Stroke and Stride swimming and running race. The water was rediculously cold but it was fun anyways, I set a low bar for the rest of the season, I can only get faster from here.

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France and Spain http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/france-and-spain/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/france-and-spain/#comments Fri, 31 May 2013 16:14:32 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=720 The Arc De Triomphe was really amazing. The Arc itself is very impressive. It’s huge, [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/france-and-spain/feed/ 0 Beer Mile http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/beer-mile/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/beer-mile/#comments Thu, 30 May 2013 18:53:52 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=717 The idea of a Beer Mile is to combine running, drinking, and competition! First you drink a beer, then run four quarter mile laps drinking a beer at the end of each. The first person to finish the last beer wins! This particular time it was run in teams of two (it’s more strategic that [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/beer-mile/feed/ 0 Exercise Month http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/exercise-month/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/exercise-month/#comments Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:41:38 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=709 Tanya and I gave ourselves an exercise challenge – in February I wanted to do 75 turkish get ups (70lb) and Tanya wanted to run 50 files. Here we are celebrating success!

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Nuggets Game http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/nuggets-game/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/nuggets-game/#comments Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:20:40 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=699 I won a raffle for Nuggets tickets that my apartment complex Arista Uptown held, and had a great time. The couple next to us had a tiny tiny baby with them. I felt terrible cheering as I didn’t want to wake him up!

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Army Weekend http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/army-weekend/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/army-weekend/#comments Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:18:07 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=698 February army weekend was livened by the happy antics of Peanut, my Valentine’s Day gift from Tanya.

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2012 Year Review http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/2012-year-review/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2013/2012-year-review/#comments Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:42:30 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=673 2012 was a year full of change. I finished my masters degree, worked at Labjack (an experience everyone should be so lucky to have), got a new job at Echostar, moved to Broomfield, was in Andy and Samm’s wedding, and also went on vacation to Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Arkansas, Chicago, and Las Vegas!

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The Hills: Above Golden http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/the-hills-above-golden/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/the-hills-above-golden/#comments Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:26:43 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=661

On a whim I decided to go for a hike in the hills above my apartment and ended up having an incredibly good time. The hike itself went from a “I should go for a walk” idea into an intense nearly two hours of [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/the-hills-above-golden/feed/ 0 Party At A Rich Dude’s House http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/party-at-a-rich-dudes-house/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/party-at-a-rich-dudes-house/#comments Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:13:42 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=658 Melanie was house sitting at a mansion up in the hills above Boulder and so threw a little party. It wasn’t quite as exciting as Kesha’s song, but it was still fun. After an exhausting tour which took forever (the house being so big), we made some fancy food and drank fancy drinks. It [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/party-at-a-rich-dudes-house/feed/ 0 Second Thanksgiving http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/second-thanksgiving/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/second-thanksgiving/#comments Sat, 08 Dec 2012 16:35:06 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=653 One of my favorite holidays is Second Thanksgiving, the day you celebrate thanksgiving with your friends rather than your family! It was a smaller group this year, “only” around 40 people packed into Eddie’s house for hours of entertainment and food. The food highlights included Paul’s turducken, several interesting beers I hadn’t tried before, and [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/second-thanksgiving/feed/ 0 Korea Vacation http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/korea-vacation/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/korea-vacation/#comments Fri, 26 Oct 2012 02:58:19 +0000 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=532 South Korea is a really interesting place and I’ve wanted to go there for years. Its capital, Seoul, is the second largest metropolitan area in the world after Tokyo. Half of South Koreas [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/korea-vacation/feed/ 0 Arkansas Road Trip http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/arkansas-road-trip/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/arkansas-road-trip/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 02:27:47 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=504 Over Labor Day weekend Andy, Samm, and I took a last minute road trip to see Hildie and Natasha down in Arkansas. It was really great seeing the family and Fayetteville turned out a lot of fun too. This was the first time I’ve been back to Arkansas since I was a wee lad and [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/arkansas-road-trip/feed/ 0 Andy and Sammantha’s Wedding http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/andy-and-sammanthas-wedding/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/andy-and-sammanthas-wedding/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2012 03:50:36 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=488 Andy and Samm got married this last July, it turned out amazing. The wedding itself was pretty and impressive, but seeing all my family together dressed up fancy was a lot of fun too.

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Chicago Vacation http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/chicago-vacation/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/chicago-vacation/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:46:16 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=476 I’m starting to question my vacationing strategy. Every time as I’m buying plane tickets I get the idea that I’ll sacrifice a little sleep for some reason, like to save money, or get a cool layover, or a shorter total flight time. Then every time when it actually comes to the flights I feel just [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/chicago-vacation/feed/ 0 International Food Night http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/international-food-night/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/international-food-night/#comments Fri, 13 Jul 2012 23:47:59 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=473 After I got back from Taiwan and Mel got back from Switzerland we decided to celebrate by having an international food night. The idea is that we would both have some of the food we got over seas, make one of the dishes we liked from over there, and then have everyone else do the [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/international-food-night/feed/ 0 Adventure Race 2012 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/adventure-race-2012/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/adventure-race-2012/#comments Mon, 09 Jul 2012 04:36:48 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=467 For the second year in a row Caleb has gotten his group of friends together and went adventure camping! Inspired by a tv show where contestants go out into the wilderness and compete in a race filled with obstacles, this year was held in the camping ground around Naylor Lake, a short 1.25 hour [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/adventure-race-2012/feed/ 0 Taiwan Trip Overview http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/taiwan-trip-overview/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/taiwan-trip-overview/#comments Thu, 31 May 2012 20:51:26 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=407 It seems I’ve been getting ready to go on vacation to Taiwan or China for so long it’s hard to believe that I finally did it! For the last couple months I’ve been doing research, looking at google maps street view, and reading blogs about all kinds of things in Taiwan so that I’d be [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/taiwan-trip-overview/feed/ 0 CSM NCAA Tournament http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/csm-ncaa-tournament/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/csm-ncaa-tournament/#comments Sun, 11 Mar 2012 18:18:55 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=393 This year the CSM men’s basketball team was really good, so I put on my fair weather fan hat and went to their first game of the 8 team tournament. The game turned out really fun, it was packed in the arena and had a really fun atmosphere. CSM won and is going on to the rest [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/csm-ncaa-tournament/feed/ 0 Banjo Billy Bus Tour http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/banjo-billy-bus-tour/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/banjo-billy-bus-tour/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:42:51 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=390 I went to one of the most amazing birthday party venues in all of Boulder – the Banjo Billy Bus.  It’s this old school bus which someone (Billy?) converted into a tour bus, they take people on tours all around Boulder talking about the great historical significance of everything. Turns out Boulder is old and [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/banjo-billy-bus-tour/feed/ 0 Trivia Night http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/trivia-night/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/trivia-night/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:31:29 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=385 I am really not great at trivia, I don’t really have a mind for pulling up names and events given little hints, but I still love going! Our group is great to hang out with even if we weren’t in any danger of winning ever.

What year was this? I guessed 1992. And was wrong :)

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Cupid’s Undie Run http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/cupids-undie-run/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/cupids-undie-run/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2012 23:00:34 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=374 If there is one thing I will never understand, it is how fun runs came to become the go to activity for raising money for charity. I’m not complaining though, I love them! My latest run involved me running in only my boxers, yet I was not the most boldly dressed person there (not by [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/cupids-undie-run/feed/ 0 Momofuku Dim Sum http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/momofuku-dim-sum/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/momofuku-dim-sum/#comments Sun, 05 Feb 2012 19:30:24 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=347 I got a new cook book – Momfuku – and it is awesome! Besides having recipes for amazingly tasty food, it has written content that I actually enjoy reading. It’s basically David Chang talking about his upbringing and becoming a chef of multiple award winning restaurants, but his writing style is witty, funny, and he [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/momofuku-dim-sum/feed/ 0 Groundhog Day http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/groundhog-day/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/groundhog-day/#comments Sun, 05 Feb 2012 18:50:41 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=339 In honor of Groundhog day this year I am going to put in a plug for my absolute favorite movie of all time Groundhog Day. I’m not a movie buff by any means, but something about this movie really clicks with me. The film is normally billed as a comedy and there are [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/groundhog-day/feed/ 1 2011 Year in Review http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/2011-year-in-review/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2012/2011-year-in-review/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2012 20:12:34 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=327 2011 has been a great year! Looking back I did new and fun things, and looking forward into 2012 I think it will only continue!

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Alloy Of Law Signing http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/alloy-of-law-signing/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/alloy-of-law-signing/#comments Tue, 08 Nov 2011 21:39:58 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=318 My friend organized a road trip to Provo, Utah to BYU for the release of Brandon Sanderson’s new book “The Alloy Of Law”. It was a whirlwind trip, we left 7am on Monday, the release and book signing was at Midnight, and we were back home by 11am Tuesday. My friend is friends with the [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/alloy-of-law-signing/feed/ 0 Illusion or Treat http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/illusion-or-treat/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/illusion-or-treat/#comments Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:29:12 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=311 It’s not a trick, it’s an illusion!

For Halloween this year I ended up being Gob Bluth from Arrested Development! The costume itself was mostly props (knife for holding in my mouth, deck of cards and Queen of Diamonds on my chest to do my illusions, pocket of pennies, etc) but it was lots of [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/illusion-or-treat/feed/ 0 Dinner and a Show http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/dinner-and-a-show/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/dinner-and-a-show/#comments Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:20:52 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=304 I’m old, I know this because I got dressed up and went on a fancy date for no reason but that I wanted to. That means fancy clothes, fancy dinner, and a fancy show!

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Las Vegas! http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/las-vegas/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/las-vegas/#comments Sat, 27 Aug 2011 05:12:13 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=275 Tanya’s little sister Katie just had her 21st birthday and celebrated by going to Las Vegas! I went along with Tanya, Katie, her brother Jon, his fiance Alica, and her son Devin for 3 days of celebrations in the brightest, kitschy-est, and dirtiest city in the world. (Of course I loved almost every minute of it). [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/las-vegas/feed/ 1 Adventure Camping http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/adventure-camping/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/adventure-camping/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:00:59 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=264 I’m not “into” nature. I know I live in Colorado and everyone here is supposed to love skiing and hiking and being in the mountains, but not me. I go skiing every now and then, and camping once a year maybe, but my mindset is usually “Grit your teeth and get through it”. I’m a [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/adventure-camping/feed/ 0 DSUL Tournament http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/dsul-tournament/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/dsul-tournament/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:58:23 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=256 The DSUL summer league ended this week with a 16 team single elimination tournament. By the end I was exhausted, sunburned, and had heat stroke, and yet I had a blast. The games started really close and stayed exciting the whole day. I can’t wait till next summer!

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Camping in Monument Gulch http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/camping-in-monument-gulch/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/camping-in-monument-gulch/#comments Sun, 31 Jul 2011 21:03:15 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=226 Camping in Monument Gulch, along the Poudre River canyon west of Ft Collins. The drive up had the best weather I’ve seen in a long time.

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Volleyball http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/sand-volleyball/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/sand-volleyball/#comments Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:56:30 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=220 I work at Tyler Technologies, a great software company in Lakewood Colorado, and we just had a summer picnic. The main attraction of the events was a 2 v 2 volleyball tournament, and I entered even though I’ve haven’t played volleyball since high school, and haven’t played 2 v 2 volleyball ever before. It turned [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/sand-volleyball/feed/ 0 Patio Work http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/patio-work/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/patio-work/#comments Mon, 18 Jul 2011 04:10:02 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=216 Working on my mom’s patio with my family, good times :P

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Injured For Frisbee http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/injured-for-frisbee/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/injured-for-frisbee/#comments Mon, 18 Jul 2011 03:53:54 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=213 I took a week off from playing frisbee and became a spectator. It was actually a lot of fun!

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4th of July 5k http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/4th-of-july-5k/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/4th-of-july-5k/#comments Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:31:49 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=209 This 4th of July I celebrated by going out to  Parker CO and running in the Victorean Parks 5k. It was great and we had awesome outfits! Hopefully next year they will either have other people will outfits (we were the _only_ people dressed up at all : /) or a costume contest which we [...]]]> http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/4th-of-july-5k/feed/ 0 Tough Mudder 2011 http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/tough-mudder-2011/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/tough-mudder-2011/#comments Sun, 03 Jul 2011 20:02:55 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=202 I ran in an adventure race called the Tough Mudder last weekend. It was held at the Beaver Creek Ski Resort and was 10 miles of running trails, trudging up hills, swimming through ice water, climbing over 12 ft walls, and most of all crawling through mud!

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St Patty’s Day Run http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/st-pattys-day-run/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/st-pattys-day-run/#comments Tue, 12 Apr 2011 14:28:20 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/blog/?p=103 It was a 7k run around downtown (and over I25), I had a lot of fun actually, a lot of people dressed up!

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Hello World http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/hello-world-2/ http://zacherytillotson.com/blog/2011/hello-world-2/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2011 21:39:58 +0000 http://www.zacherytillotson.com/wordpress/?p=5 Hey all, I’ll start out by trying to show my vacation pictures!

 

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