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Just about all of us have or know of someone who has a pet, someone with fur who often rules the house and those in it as well.  What do you do when someone you know loses a pet.  About 10 years ago I discovered a terrific way to tell people I know "I don't know how you feel" but I do care as yo...
I found out about a great online resource where Military members and their families can quickly check for discounts, specials and upcoming events that are free, discounted or in some way honoring them.  In a month that is often tied to Thanksgiving and Gratitude and our annual Veterans Day here i...
In a year where we hear a lot about layoffs, downsizing, etc. it was very exciting to hear that the Pikes Peak Library District is breaking ground on a new library.  The High Prairie Branch Library, which will be located in Falcon Colorado, is projected to open next summer. High Prairie will be ...
Colorado Springs, known for its outdoor activities and recreation is now getting a Rock Climbing Gym downtown. The owners of a Rock Climbing Gym in Monument, 20 minutes North of Colorado Springs, have found a building that meets the unique requirements for this type of business.   With a 45' wal...
Gardening and wintertime don't initially seem to be two topics that would go together. In this case it is the perfect compliment. There is a year-long series of classes offered by the Pikes Peak Urban Gardens that is ideal for beginners and seasoned veterans alike because whether you have never h...
With Colorado Springs as a melting pot community of fans from all over the world finding a place where fellow fans get together to watch and cheer is often the new challenge after moving.  Here is a list of area sports bars to go catch a game, meet fellow fans & perhaps make a new friend.   All A...
With new home buyers now owning or soon closing on their first home the question becomes how do I start to furnish and decorate my new house.  Finding a good bargain is the ticket.  When you move to a new city how do you go about finding those "favorite haunts".  For Colorado Springs there are se...
Fall in the Colorado Rockies seems to bring out a beauty in land that is often missed with all the other flowers and blooms competing for attention.  With 75% of our state already Government land there is a limited amount of acreage that is available to be sold to begin with.  I like to highlight...
With today's winter storm warning in effect I thought writing about creating & keeping a "winter car kit" in your car would be a good topic. Keeping an emergency kit in each of your cars is not as difficult as you might think.  You can buy them "pre-packaged" and ready to go from car clubs, car a...
Every once in a while a house comes along that seems to go above and beyond the regular, descriptive words.  Irvington is much more than a house ~ more like a piece of Art that also has the feel and warmth that makes "the heart of a home".  Captivating as you drive up and come through the massiv...

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