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Anniversary Haus VIII is Under Contract

Anniversary Haus VIII Ric Souto Rodney Martinez Sferra Traditions Linens

Anniversary Haus VIII is Under Contract

Bachelor Ridge: Property #8 in Colorado It is very hard to believe we made our first purchase in the Rockies in 1996 in Breckenridge. Twenty-five years of looking, finding, buying and selling. What can I say… I love it.   We purchased Bachelor Ridge in August 2020 and had no plans to sell this soon. But Covid. This is Rodney finishing up the remodel of the kitchen by creating a copper hood above the cooktop- -with paint. He is amazing and and this was our third project to work on together. No one does it better. He is an Artisan...

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About Last Night...

2019 Christmas

About Last Night...

There is just something about wrapping up a year that calls for celebration and reflection. Hard to believe we are closing a decade...2020 is at the door. Last night we hosted a small group for the purpose of saying goodbye to a board member...not leaving, merely stepping down. There’s nothing quite like hosting a party to get one’s task list whipped into shape. We took up residence here On the 21st floor two years ago this January. But we have been high-rise dwellers at The Huntingdon for over ten years. In the beginning it felt awkward ,not that we are...

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Wade Lee Calvert November 26, 1973~December 23, 2019

2019 Calvert Wade

Wade Lee Calvert November 26, 1973~December 23, 2019

Wade and Lainey Thanksgiving 2015 Today would have been Wade’s 46th birthday, this is our first without him. I was Wade’s “SMOM” (step-mom) for 34 wonder-filled years. He was so much his Daddy's son sharing a passionate pursuit of golf and living life as Fan Favorite. With Mike’s Daddy in Dimmitt circa 1975 As I told him shortly before he entered those Pearly Gates, he was the Golden Child most like his Daddy. (When I shared this and an apology to Holly, Jeff and David... Holly said, “Like we didn’t know that.") I certainly wasn’t a golden child but Wade’s...

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2016/2017 Chatsworth

2016/2017 Chatsworth

Chatsworth with Holly in 2016 and Michael in 2017

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2019 Daddy

2019 Daddy

This guy, Daddy, and Mother lived with us in the final months of his illness. One day I asked him exactly how many times he had read through his Bible. He answered that since retirement he had read it through twelve times. And that got me to thinking—I better get started. January of 2017 I began my second read-through of the Bible. But since David had given Mike Jon Courson’s Commentaries I would reference a topic every now and again to learn more. I was so intrigued with the background   and the in-depth amplification that in 2018 I resolved...

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