Category Archives: good people to know

My Butt Bones Hurt.

I’ve been running lately.  I’m not training for any races or marathons or anything, I’m just training for more energy. But, as a side effect, I do believe I’m losing weight. To be clear, I did not set out to … Continue reading

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For The Love Of My Father.

In this order: 1.  I love my dad. 2.  Sorry mom. Now, more details: Regarding item #1.  As you know, yesterday was Father’s Day, and I love my dad.  He has been a hard worker my whole life, loves my … Continue reading

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Please help us CURE Cystic Fibrosis!!!

My sister and I grew up with Samantha and Libby .  They are sisters who were born with Cystic Fibrosis, a deadly genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestion of 30,000 children and young adults around the world.  At that time, … Continue reading

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Please help Doug and Kim.

UPDATE!!  We received $372.96 for Doug and Kim, thanks to all of you who so generously donated! Doug and Kim Wiley are the owners, milkers, gardeners, mom and dad, and ranchers at Larga Vista Ranch in Boone, Colorado.  In a chance … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Part 3

The pictures contained herein are potentially vomit-causing if you are faint hearted or light of stomach.  Proceed with your eyes open or with your eyes closed, whichever you choose.  I am not too faint of either organ, so I find … Continue reading

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Feeding Urban Families One Goat At A Time

Feeding urban families one goat at a time December 16, 2012 by csukach Herbert Aparicio, urban farmer, works to build a bigger greenhouse on his urban farm in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 24, 2012. The greenhouse will be warmed by … Continue reading

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Introducing My New Facebook Manager!!

Over the past year or so, I have tackled Facebook head-on with less-than-mediocre enthusiasm.  Despite how many people tell me how great it is, I just have not latched on.  I get on Facebook once every blue moon (or less) … Continue reading

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Legalize Goats In Colorado Springs??

This’ll be a quick addition to the website, but an important one for any of you who want to be able to own goats in the city of Colorado Springs, regardless of lot size. I have been told that the … Continue reading

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“Your Folks Are More Important Than My Stuff”

That’s how the Waldo Canyon Fire outpouring of goodness started for me. My parent’s neighborhood had been coned off and the entrance blocked by security guards and police because their neighborhood had been placed on Mandatory Evacuation Status due to … Continue reading

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Thank You Seems Insufficient

But they are the only words I can say.  To ALL of you who have worked so hard to save not only our lives and homes, but also our community. Thank You Fire Fighters!  Thanks to all of you, my … Continue reading

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