So, here is a video of our aforementioned day in Boulder.
If you don't feel like watching the vid, here is a picture of my rooster feathers (which are actually not rooster feathers inasmuch as they are the feathers of a pheasant... my bad):
I got these because pheasant feathers make people think, "Look! She's cool. She has pheasant feathers in her hair!" Which is almost entirely the pretense I am trying to convey (...that of being cool).