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Purpose of this blog is to: 1) Share the Colorado Experience 2) Educate
Once upon a time, I almost felt as if using photo editing software was cheating.   My concern was most likely because of stories of amazing pictures that were photoshopped and not a true representation.     After reading about Ansel Adams and his skill in the dark room, it occurred to me that pho...
Have you eaten at the Springs Orleans yet? The Springs Orleans , which opened in 2011, is an award winning restaurant in the historic downtown Colorado Springs. It serves both local favorites and Cajun cuisine. The atmosphere has a very classy New Orlean's feel. It is relaxing. The food is great ...
Have you ever seen an orphan post? I define an orphan post as one that has 1 or 2 comments or none at all.    I hate coming across orphan posts, especially when you realize that the topic is something that the author truly cared about. Many times, these posts belong to Active Rain newbies. Other ...
Few things are guaranteed in life. Tonight, I planned to write about photo editing software.   Tomorrow, I was going to discuss a new hotel in Colorado Springs, the Mining Exchange.   The next day would be about a great downtown restaurant- the Springs Orleans.  Then the next day would obviously...
A cattle guard may be a source of nostalgia but it is NOT a person or a dog.   A cattle guard is:   1. The subject of numerous jokes. For example: a popular version on the internet is that President Obama receives a report that Colorado had 100,000 cattle guards on federally owned land. President...
What is a Snow Fence?  I am from College Station, Texas.  It rarely snows in College Station so  snow fences were not part of my vocabulary. I’ve discovered there are a lot people from Texas that are moving to Colorado.   I've also discovered that there are a lot of snow fences in Colorado.  ...
Images of the day....floating through my mind.     This morning, the 29th Annual St Patrick's Day 5K was held in downtown Colorado Springs.  I was among the 2,436 participants.  I was pleased with my time of 31:20 seconds taking into account that I stopped twice to take a picture.  As soon as the...
Back in January, Dr.  Stacey-Ann Baugh encouraged us to set some goals and get healthy in the rain.  My goal was to see 5 Colorado Springs attractions while running five 5K races.            The first race on my list was the St. Patrick’s Day 5K, which is occurring in the historic downtown Colora...
What should I write about?   To help you answer this question, I explored the archives of some of Active Rain’s most popular and active bloggers. I think my statistically non-random, random sample included two people that were not Active Rain Ambassadors. One has over a million points. The other ...
“The Bitter Pill:  Why Medical Bills are Killing Us”   Have you read the Time Magazine’s Special Report, “The Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us” by Stephen Brill?  Over the last two days, I’ve had three experts in the Health care industry recommend this article.  Have you read it yet?...

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Purpose of this blog is to share the Colorado Experience and to Educate