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tour Reggie Rivers’ house in Denver!

[An aside:  Reggie Rivers is one of my favorite ex-Bronco players!  His parents were living in our Seguin neighborhood when we first moved here and it was obvious after meeting them, why Reggie is such a Man of Character.]

Reggie Rivers (born February 22, 1968 in Dayton, Ohio) is a professional broadcaster working in Denver, Colorado. From 1991 to 1996, Rivers was a professional American football player who played running back for the Denver Broncos.

golf in the 1980s

Click on the photo to see the entire picture.  A lot of golfers!!

Good Times!

Alley Art

Bound by Design Alley Art (photo courtesy of Brad)

my husband’s musical family

Dear Husband’s family has musical talent!

Hubby’s nephew Christopher Hudson and his wife Shawntel Royale perform with the Blue Recluse Band.

Oh Yeah!

Blue Recluse featuring Shawntel Royale plays a wide range of blues, rhythm and blues and soul music from the ‘40s to the present day. This two guitar band is an electric blues lover’s dream, combined with a hard-groovin’ rhythm section and powerful, sultry vocals. Put on your dancing shoes, because this smokin’ blues band will rock your soul with its unique brand of rare and classic songs by the likes of Koko Taylor, Etta James, Big Maybelle, Ike and Tina Turner, Mavis Staples and Irma Thomas. Blue Recluse has played a variety of clubs and festivals in the mountains and on the Front Range including The Greeley Blues Jam, The Island Grill Loveland and Greeley as well as private and corporate functions.


remembering Colorado – with love

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The Tattered Cover

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I wish the Tattered Cover had another location – right here in Seguin, Texas!

I MISS the Tattered Cover!

Joyce Meskis began her career in the book industry during college working in a university bookstore. In the intervening years she became the owner and President of the Tattered Cover Book Store, establishing it as one of the industry’s preeminent independent bookstores. During her tenure she has worked with the multitude of diverse publishing companies throughout the United States and beyond. Ms. Meskis is the recipient of many awards for her service to the book community, as well as in recognition for her work on behalf of the First Amendment. Awards include the Walter J. Brennan, Jr. Award from the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, the American Booksellers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, and the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read Foundation Role of Honor Award.

Bring me sunset in a cup . . .

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Bring me the sunset in a cup
by Emily Dickinson

Bring me the sunset in a cup,
Reckon the morning’s flagons up
And say how many Dew,
Tell me how far the morning leaps —
Tell me what time the weaver sleeps
Who spun the breadth of blue!

Write me how many notes there be
In the new Robin’s ecstasy
Among astonished boughs —
How many trips the Tortoise makes —
How many cups the Bee partakes,
The Debauchee of Dews!

Also, who laid the Rainbow’s piers,
Also, who leads the docile spheres
By withes of supple blue?
Whose fingers string the stalactite —
Who counts the wampum of the night
To see that none is due?

Who built this little Alban House
And shut the windows down so close
My spirit cannot see?
Who’ll let me out some gala day
With implements to fly away,
Passing Pomposity?