January 31, 2020

I usually fish The South Platte by myself as friends are either working or engaged in other more fruitful activities. Two months ago, I started a friendship near Trumbull that has been growing on each subsequent visit. His name is Duke and he is a full time resident of this tiny hamlet near Deckers. We […]


Say it ain’t so

January 26, 2020

The sports world is reeling tonight. RIP Kobe and Gianna. We may not have rooted for you when The Lakers took the court in Denver but, oh my, do we respect you and what you have meant to kids all over the world. How many times you torched us…leaving us to wonder how on earth […]



January 25, 2020

“Laughter is the fireworks of the soul.” Josh Billings



January 25, 2020

One day, you’ll be just a memory to some people. Do your best to be a good one. Anonymous


Spare me

January 22, 2020

Five things I’d rather do than listen/look at liars Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler on TV. Have a prostate biopsy daily for a week. Undergo a root canal without anesthesia Get hit in the head with a baseball bat Pick up 30 piles of dog doo in the backyard Watch Nancy Pelosi say that this […]


The present

January 18, 2020

“Tomorrow is only in the calendar of fools.” Og Mandino

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 03: Lloyd Harris of South Africa in action against Dudi Sela in the reverse singles during day 2 of the Davis Cup tie between South Africa and Israel at Irene Country Club on February 03, 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Reg Caldecott/Gallo Images)


January 18, 2020

Lloyd Harris is playing in the singles finals in Adelaide. He’s a new player on the scene from South Africa. The commentators gave him a nice compliment early in his match vs. Rublev of Russia. ”He’s one who hardly ever lets big chunks of a match go by without making a change if things are […]



January 18, 2020

Ms. Hazel came by today to meet Donzie and Minnie. It was a match made in heaven as she immediately fell in love with them and was hoping to take them home for a play day. Today, Hazel is in Silverthorne playing with her pet moose Natasha but we hope she’ll come over again for […]