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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

Mollie Kathleen Gortner lived in Colorado Springs with her husband. Their son Perry surveyed gold mining claims in Cripple Creek. When Mollie visited in the fall of 1891, Perry told her where she could see a large herd of elk … Continue reading

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Wichita Illuminations

On our way to Arkansas for Christmas, we spent a night in Wichita. As soon as we checked into our hotel, I got online and bought tickets for the light show at the botanical gardens. I should have gotten a … Continue reading

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The Stone Collection

We are the first people to live in our house that have actually owned it. The original owners bought it as a rental property, and everything in it is builders’ grade. That’s fine. It’s the reason we were able to … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Center

Back in the 1980’s, I was very into the Olympics. I’m not sure why I no longer am. Perhaps it has something to do with the decision to allow professional athletes. Or maybe it’s because the media coverage was slanted … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods Jeep Tour

Our sister-in-law Terri is in Denver for a realtor seminar with her boss, Lisa. They had Sunday free, so they drove down to Colorado Springs for a visit. Lisa drove us to Garden of the Gods in her rental SUV. … Continue reading

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