Category Archives: Cañon City

More a State of Mind than a Porch

I explained long ago that despite the name of the blog, I rarely actually write it on the back porch itself. The phrasing is intended to describe a state of mind, or perhaps even more accurately, a way of looking … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Atop the APEX

Hey, I won! Yes, at Wednesday night’s APEX Awards, I received the Talent Champion of the Year Award from the Colorado Technology Association. Though I knew I was one of three finalists, I certainly did not expect to win. There … Continue reading

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“And the Winner is…” — 2019 APEX Awards

I am a finalist for the Talent Champion of the Year APEX Award from the Colorado Technology Association. As such, I will be attending their awards ceremony in Denver this evening. The Colorado Technology Association (CTA), now celebrating its 25th … Continue reading

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In the News…

This article by Jason Veatch was originally posted on the FEDC website. Congratulations to Alan Buller of FEDC TechSTART, a Top 3 Statewide Finalist for a 2019 Colorado Technology Association APEX Award When Alan and his wife moved from Austin, Texas, to Canon … Continue reading

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Austin to ATX — a (Former) Resident’s Romp

Picking up Joe Nick Patoski’s book, Austin to ATX: The Hippies, Pickers, Slackers, and Geeks Who Transformed the Capital of Texas, right before boarding my return flight from Austin ensured my imagination would extend my visit. With this historical re-telling … Continue reading

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We’re STILL #1 — Even If They Don’t Know It

Congratulations to Searcy, Arkansas on their selection to be featured in Season 4 of the Small Business Revolution, sponsored by Deluxe. Here in Cañon City, hundreds of people gathered in our high school’s Tiger Dome to watch the announcement yesterday. … Continue reading

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Vote Cañon City #1 — Last Day Today!

Before you read this, please go to VOTECANONCITY.COM and help push Cañon City to victory in the Small Business Revolution Season 4 finals today. Voting stops at 9pm MST (that’s 7pm on the West Coast, 11pm East coast) and you … Continue reading

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Countdown to Cañon City #1

We’re #2 — time to summit the #1 peak! I’m asking all of you to spare a minute to go to votecanoncity.com to vote for us. Then, spread the word far & wide to get out the vote between now and … Continue reading

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Vote Cañon City — Early & Often!

We made it! The Small Business Revolution selected Cañon City as one of the Top 5 finalists to be featured in Season 4. Actually, they announced SIX cities, saying the race was too close to narrow it down to 5, … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before…

Well, it’s may not be Christmas Eve, but you can hardly tell by all the excitement this week in Cañon City. Tomorrow morning, the Small Business Revolution will announce the Top 5 contenders to be featured as the winner in … Continue reading

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