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I came home from almost the perfect day showing land in Colorado.  The sky was a brilliant blue, the land could not have shown better.  Meadows, pondarosa pines, pond(s), views and a fabulous no coat needed December kind of day.  Lighthearted, fun and just a great day to be outside.   I came home...
Driving home today I was listening to an interview on NPR with Garth Brooks.  He was talking about going home to Oklahoma and realizing that he did not know his 3 young daughters very well and they did not really know their Dad.  At that time he decided to step aside from his music career and be ...
Christmas time is full of nostalgia for me.  I love remembering things and people I love and the memories of fun times.  Today a friend was talking about Christmas traditions both old and new and it got me thinking about things I loved.   Trips to Mamaw & Papaw's house for Christmas with all the ...
This holiday season has felt weird.  For some reason the usual Christmas Spirit, love of decorating for the holidays, planning & attending parties just seemed flat.  Looking back I realized that right at Thanksgiving I came down with a terrible flu/cold that turned into a much worse situation and...
New to Colorado Springs the first holiday is a time of discovering those "go to stores" that may not be on yuor weekly list but certainly show up for holiday shopping and decorating.  If you have not had time to find stores you love here are several that I think are great finds. Rich Designs - lo...
Today I discovered a great new find in Colorado Springs.  For many who have a furry friend join their families as a Christmas present Emergency Vets & their locations can be critical to know about.  Whether it be a concern about a physical symptom or an emergency situation having pet emergency se...
If getting into the Christmas Spirit has been a challenge lately this should take you over the top.  This morning over 100 soldiers from Fort Carson marched down Tejon Street in downtown Colorado Springs to the Marion House Soup Kitchen for what was dubbed "Operation Happy Holidays".  With today ...
This week in Colorado Springs it feels more like Springtime in the Rockies than it does Deck the Halls December.  However this weekend the weather is suppose to change and you may find that the Christmas Spirit quickly finds its way back into your life (and your weather).   Looking for some fun t...
As many of us already know it is amazing what we do for the furry members of our family.  What happens when we move to a new city and need to find the new "best places" for our go to source for premium dog food, supplies, toys and occasional advice on a wide variety of subjects. In Colorado Sprin...
Five years ago today Community First Foundation and FirstBank came together to create a one-day event called #ColoradoGivesDay to encourage charitable giving also often tagged "#give where you live".  This event now in its fifth year is today, December 9, 2014, starting at 12:00 am for 24 hours. ...

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