Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun

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As if the city of Colorado Springs wasn’t already fascinating enough, the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun is a destination you should include on your bucket list. Constructed between 1934 and 1937, the shrine is one of our incredible local landmarks created by Spencer Penrose. Penrose was a huge fan of Will Rogers, a humorist and wild west comedic ac...
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Being a Realtor Is About Personal Relationships

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Over the years my clients often become friends.  After all, we talk and email daily during the course of the transaction, and with that, we become quite familiar with each other's lives and routines.  We share stories which go beyond real estate, delving into the personal about our kids and pets and how we feel today.  Clients have met my family, joined us boating at the lake, taken pictures of our dogs.  They invite me to their weddings and baby showers and parties.  They sometimes call for relationship advice or where to buy a good burger.  One client currently under contract is pregnant, so we begin our conversations with "how are you feeling today?  are you so excited to be having a girl?"  My business is so personal.

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Choosing the Right High School

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Well, I am about to enter completely unknown territory!!!!  My only child, my son, will start his 8th-grade year and subsequently his last one in middle school.  Time to get down to business and start thinking about what high school he will be entering this time next year. (Uh, YIKES)!  Time to start preparing a checklist, or at the ...
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Preparing Your Teen for Driving

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Back when I was a teen getting a driver's license was pretty simple. We enrolled in driver's education offered in public schools and at the end of the course we took an exam and upon passing were eligible for a learner's permit. The permit was obtained at the local DMV where you fill out an application and maybe showed them your birth cer...
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The Value of Colorado Springs Farmers Markets

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It’s not news to any of us that summer is here. We’re getting more consistent sunshine here on the front range. AND we just enjoyed a beautiful Memorial Day Weekend. I hope you got the chance to enjoy time on your favorite trail in town...take in a picnic or some reading at a local park...spend time in the mountains...run the BolderBoul...
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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (May 20-May 21)

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One weekend before the Memorial Day holiday and we're still getting snow, freezing overnight temps, and cold breezes to make you think winter is back. No matter! There are still plenty of fun events happening in Colorado Springs this weekend.  Things to Do This Weekend Colorado Public Lands Day Celebration -  Sat May 20, 8:00am, Red Rock ...
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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (May 13-May 14)

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Happy Mother's Day! Perfect weekend to take out the important women in your life to fun events in Colorado Springs. Many things to do with Mom including a Victorian Tea, Pikes Peak discounts, and more!  Things to Do This Weekend Victorian Tea and Ball -  Sat May 13, 4:00pm - 10:00pm, BeMore Event Center 3958 N. Academy Blvd Admission...
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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (May 6-May 7)

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Let the Cinco de Mayo festivities continue around Colorado Springs this weekend! Take advantage of this warm weather before some rain moves in next week.  Things to Do This Weekend First & Main First Saturday Car Show - Rocky Mountain Mustangers -  Sat May 6, 8:00am - 10:00am, Parking lot in front of Dick's Sporting Goods @ First &...
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Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (Apr 29-Apr 30)

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The weather won't stop the show this weekend with these Colorado Springs events. We have a fun free activity for kids on Saturday, the annual Taste of Old Colorado City is happening on Sunday, and other events happening in between. So explore Colorado Springs and enjoy the last weekend of April! Things to Do This Weekend Basic Field Methods in Pale...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 22-Apr 23) in Colorado Springs

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Great American Cleanup -  Sat Apr 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Bear Creek Nature Center 245 Bear Creek Road Admission: Free, Registration required. Help clean up our parks, trails, creeks, and roadways this Earth Day. For more info, visit: Eventbrite .    Star Light-Star Bright Observatory Public Viewing Night, Sat Apr 22, 8:00pm - 9:45pm, ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 15-Apr 16) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 15-Apr 16) in Colorado Springs
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Water: Rain Barrels, Your Watershed, and More -  Sat Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:30am, PPLD - Cheyenne Mountain Library 1785 South 8th Street, Suite 100 Admission: Free. If you subscribe to our newsletter then you already know about this interactive class. You'll learn about our water system and how to use rain barrels. For more info, visit: Cheyenne...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 8-Apr 9) in Colorado Springs

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The Big Cool Science Festival -  Sat Apr 8, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Colorado College, Barnes Science Center 1040 N. Nevada Ave. Admission: Free. Science activities and big science shows happening over at Colorado College on Saturday. Geared for kids K-8th but fun for the whole family. For more info, visit: Cool Science .  Pine Creek High School...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 1-Apr 2) in Colorado Springs

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Dragontown Dan: Alice Cooper tribute benefitting Home Front Cares -  Sat Apr 1, 8:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive Admission: Free. Most impressive Alice Cooper tribute artist and band putting on a show to benefit The Home Front Cares non-profit that provides emergency financial aid and other support to Colorado...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 25-Mar 26) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 25-Mar 26) in Colorado Springs
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Roller Derby: PPDD All Stars vs. Crossroads Roller Derby-  Sat Mar 25, 7:00 pm, Colorado Springs City Auditorium 221 East Kiowa Admission: $10 pre-sale/$15 at the door. Kids 10 and under free. These dames know how to skate. Come watch the Derby Dames take on Crossroads Roller Derby, from Las Cruces, New Mexico. They are also hosting their fund...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 18-Mar 19) in Colorado Springs

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22nd Annual Pikes Peak Food and Wine Expo 2017-  Sun Mar 19, 12:00 - 3:00 pm, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd Admission: $45. It is the 22nd annual showdown for local bartenders and chefs. Come see you favorites compete from Suga's, Brother Lucks, Garden Of The Gods Market And Cafe, 3 Hundred Days of Shine and many more. For mo...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 11-Mar 12) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 11-Mar 12) in Colorado Springs





Spoken Word Artist Shane Koyczan-  Sat Mar 11, 7:00 pm, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 US-105, Palmer Lake, CO Admission: $18/$20 in advance, $20/$22 day of show. With a style of poetry that speaks to people in their own voice, Shane Koyczan has gained international recognition for his work. To see his work check out his video "To This Day...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 4-Mar 5) in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Youth Symphony's Winter Concert-  Sun Mar 5, 3:00 pm, First United Methodist Church 420 North Nevada Avenue Admission: Free. These kids work hard all year, so it is well worth the effort to hear them play in their final concert. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Youth Symphony .  Star Days: Tinkering, Sat Mar 4, 10:0...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs





2017 Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off-  Sat Feb 25, 9:30am - 1:00 pm, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Ave & Park St, Manitou Springs Admission: $0.50/taste. Can't make it down south this year for Mardi Gras? Come to Manitou Springs for a little taste of New Orleans when professional and amateur chefs put their best recipes forward for judging. Stick ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 18-Feb 20) in Colorado Springs

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CS Youth Symphony's Winter Concert 'Ovation,' 'Pikes Peak Winds,' and 'Bravo! Winds' -  Sun Feb 19, 3 pm, Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St Admission: free. Come watch as the hard work of the Colorado Youth Symphony pays off in their Winter Concert. Two wind symphonies will be performed as well as a full orchestra arrangement. The...
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A Love Letter to My Clients

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In honor of Valentine's Day, I am writing this love letter to all my clients.    Dear Clients/Friends, Thank you for allowing me to help you with one of the most important decisions of your life, one of buying and selling your home, one of relocating your family, one of financial change, one of great impact to you.   Thank ...
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