Category Archives: neighbors

‘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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Cañon City Keeps Comin’ On Strong

It’s not over till it’s over and that certainly applies to the Small Business Revolution Season 4 selection process. After making it into the Top 20 of over 12,000 self-nominated towns, Cañon City was named as one of the Top … Continue reading

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Small Business Revolution Visit in the Cañon City Rear View

Following up on yesterday’s blog about my Top 5 reasons Cañon City is #1, here are a few articles and videos related to last week’s visit from the Small Business Revolution crew, headed up by Amanda Brinkman. Ryan Stevens, our … Continue reading

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Once Upon a House (2)…College Daze

There was never any doubt I would go to college. There was never any real doubt where I would go to college: Austin. Once out of high school, I enrolled at the University of Texas and moved back to Austin, … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 5 — Selling 1701 Dexter

“Have you listed your house yet?” People we knew had been peppering us with that question for months, starting as soon as we would mention possibly selling and moving. “No…” I would start to say, and then patiently explain that selling it would … Continue reading

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Pappa’s Childhood (part 6)

Continuing “Pappa’s Childhood”, mom’s edit of her father’s memoirs of his youth in rural east Texas circa the late 19th century. Most of our teachers had spelling matches on Friday or speaking. Usually, we had spelling one Friday and speaking … Continue reading

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