All posts by Tyler Boschert

Tyler Boschert is a writer for Writtalin. Tyler is a third-year J.D. student at the University of Colorado Law School. He holds a B.S. in chemical engineering and economics from Northwestern University and is a registered United States patent agent; he will begin work as a patent prosecutor for a Denver-based intellectual property law firm in the late summer of 2014. A native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, his red blood cell count is probably about 15% higher than yours. His interests include classical liberal philosophy, jazz music, every Colorado-based professional sports team (plus, when he's in a masochistic mood, the Northwestern Wildcats), and food and alcohol he cannot possibly afford. When he's not doing his job, which mostly involves writing, he's pursuing his hobbies, which mostly involve writing. You can email Tyler at: tylerb@writtalin.com

Posted On April 1, 2014By Tyler BoschertIn Sports, Sports Takes

A Holy Day for Fresh Starts

One of my favorite holidays is in full-swing. It’s a day when the beauty of spring is in its fullest splendor. It’s a day for rebirth and renewal. It’s a day with no regrets when anything is possible.   I’m speaking, of course, about Opening Day.   I’m an atheist, which means I don’t have the right to observe any religion’s holidays (On occasion I have been mistaken for, beseeched to become, or half-seriously referred to as, Jewish. Alas, I’m not that cool. And I still have my foreskin). I’veRead More

Posted On March 4, 2014By Tyler BoschertIn Miscellaneous

“Saudade,” Portuguese for Growing Up

Because I am an insufferable hipster douchebag, I not only listen to NPR, I kill a fair amount of time dicking around on NPR’s website. One of my favorite NPR blogs is alt.latino, which explores Latin rock and alternative music, and yesterday that blog had a wonderful, albeit brief, article about a concept I’ve come, over the past several months, to find incredibly powerful: saudade. (Click the link if for no other reason than to listen to some absolutely gorgeous Brazilian and Portuguese music. If you’ve never really gotten into bossa nova,Read More