Favorite places

October 25, 2020

The loveliness of running water appeals to everyone. I have never met a person who would turn down a picnic by the river. M.R. Montgomery



October 17, 2020

You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. C.S. Lewis


Life saver

October 15, 2020

With flows down to a trickle, Deckers fishing is extremely challenging these days. You pretty much have to be content with being in beautiful surroundings with a chance to see some wildlife. The river has shriveled to where you can see every rock and former holding spot for browns and rainbows. Today, a very young […]



October 14, 2020

A very young cowboy had an hour tennis lesson this morning with one of his all time favorite groups. These kiddos are really learning fast and as 7 year old Taylor says….’HST’ That stands for High School Tennis and these four could one day be playing for Cherry Creek High School. Blake, Taylor, Tenley, and […]


The mad serpent

October 8, 2020

I know, this photo seems innocuous enough so what’s the big deal? Well…there is a story that happened Wednesday that will clear things up. The location is a car wash in Highlands Ranch on South Colorado Blvd.. You might miss the sign but it reads ‘Protected by cameras’. A very young cowboy stopped there to […]


Enough already

October 8, 2020

At lunch yesterday to celebrate Jamie’s 31st. birthday, a mini gust of wind blew a packet of salt into her face. This has surely been a challenging year with the pandemic, the Rockies flop of a season, and now being assalted at First Watch restaurant.



October 7, 2020

“Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it…” Harry Middleton



October 5, 2020

What if each day upon waking, you’d lay back in your favorite recliner for five minutes? And what if, before the hecticity of the day began to snap at your heels, you would close your eyes…and acknowledge that there could be turbulence ahead? That there might be bumps in your road that require special skills […]


Rare gifts

October 4, 2020

Who knows where our talents come from? Whether it’s music or athletics, or comedy or art, it is enough that we take time to be grateful for our own gifts and to marvel at those of others. We’re proud of our daughter Carly’s gift in art. This is one of her recent creations. Rock on, […]