Monthly Archives: September 2013

Always Loved

I went to the desk at Tattered Cover Monday evening to pay for a book.  The young woman clerk took one look at the book and said, “They are all going to a party.  A big dog party.” I replied, … Continue reading

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Sage Advice

All paths lead to nowhere. Choose one with heart. Buddha

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Dashing Dreams

How much of success is raw accomplishment?  How much depends on the intense development of talent?  What percentage of success relies on persistence and consistency?  What role does self confidence play?  I mean, don’t you know individuals who are successful … Continue reading

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Go Hear Him Read

Robert Boswell will read from his latest novel, Tumbledown Monday Sept 23rd at The Tattered Cover on Colfax Avenue in Denver.  The reading starts at 7:30 pm and if you want a good seat, go a little early.  The downstairs … Continue reading

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Help for Flood Victims

If you can help the thousands who have lost homes, cars, businesses and most importantly, have lost loved ones or been injured in the terrible flooding here in Colorado, here are a few ways to do it. St. Vrain Flooding … Continue reading

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In Your Future

In Wilderness is a novel by my friend and fellow-writer Diane Thomas.  Diane and her husband lived in Georgia where she worked for The Atlanta Constitution (yes, they knew Lewis Grizzard!).  Due to an environmentally triggered illness, Diane and spouse … Continue reading

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Huge Success for Annie

I drove to Silver Cliff Saturday afternoon.  The GPS did not recognize Annie Dawid’s home address but I drove around until I found First Street – hey, it’s Silver Cliff, how hard can it be to find First Street?  She … Continue reading

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Expensive Lesson

In January, I used an on-line service that touted, “Book Now and Save!” to make a reservation at the Sagebrush Inn in Taos, NM, for July.  The company, now owned by Expedia, immediately charged my credit card $200+ more than … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Adventure

My writer friend Annie Dawid lives in Westcliffe, CO.  Actually, she lives in Silver Cliff but I’m not sure it’s on any map so if you’re going, put Westcliffe into the GPS. One of Annie’s short stories is being presented … Continue reading

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What Matters

“In the end, only three things matter:  how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” Buddha Personally, I find that the passing of the years helps with item … Continue reading

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