December 2014 Issue

  • Harry Samora Foundation 8th Annual Toy Drive

    During this time of year, it is easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays and forget to take the time to think about what the holiday season is really about. Pausing, even for a moment, to appreciate your family and friends and the little bits of joy that can… [Continue Reading]

    Harry Samora Foundation 8th Annual Toy Drive
  • Five Step Luminarias

    Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico one of my fondest memories of the holidays is when my parents would sit my brother and me in front of a pile of sand, a couple boxes of small white candles and a stack of brown paper sacks. Our job was simple; fill each bag with a couple… [Continue Reading]

    Five Step Luminarias
  • The Gallery at Vehicle Vault: Douglas County’s Newest Museum… And It’s All About Cars!

    I love museums. It is as simple as that. My family and I have visited many different museums over the years. From aviation, to science, to arts & culture, to history we’ve spent many hours taking in the interesting details of a time long gone. You can imagine how excited I was when I heard that… [Continue Reading]

    The Gallery at Vehicle Vault: Douglas County’s Newest Museum… And It’s All About Cars!
  • BOOKENDS: The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere

    A brief encounter while shopping on Christmas Eve will change two people. The first is Robert, an attorney that has dedicated his life to his successful career. Robert’s family has the best that money can buy but his absence from their lives has made him a stranger in his own home. The second is eight… [Continue Reading]

    BOOKENDS: The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere
  • LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Won’t Come Home by Jeffrey T. Morris

    Jake Preston is an American nomad, wandering the back roads of America, staying high while maintaining a self-imposed exile from family and friends. His troubled childhood—including an abusive alcoholic mother who committed suicide—left Jake in therapy, hospitalized, his senses numbed by Thorazine; he broke away in high school during his senior year and hasn’t looked… [Continue Reading]

    LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Won’t Come Home by Jeffrey T. Morris

Also in this issue

TOYDRIVE_WEB

Harry Samora Foundation 8th Annual Toy Drive

During this time of year, it is easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays and forget to take the time to think about what the holiday season is really about. Pausing, even for a moment, to appreciate your family and friends and the little bits of joy that can […]

LUMINARIAS_WEB

Five Step Luminarias

Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico one of my fondest memories of the holidays is when my parents would sit my brother and me in front of a pile of sand, a couple boxes of small white candles and a stack of brown paper sacks. Our job was simple; fill each bag with a couple […]

VEHICHLEVAULT_WEB

The Gallery at Vehicle Vault: Douglas County’s Newest Museum… And It’s All About Cars!

I love museums. It is as simple as that. My family and I have visited many different museums over the years. From aviation, to science, to arts & culture, to history we’ve spent many hours taking in the interesting details of a time long gone. You can imagine how excited I was when I heard that […]

BOOKENDS122014_WEB

BOOKENDS: The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere

A brief encounter while shopping on Christmas Eve will change two people. The first is Robert, an attorney that has dedicated his life to his successful career. Robert’s family has the best that money can buy but his absence from their lives has made him a stranger in his own home. The second is eight […]

LOCALAUTHOR122014_WEB

LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Won’t Come Home by Jeffrey T. Morris

Jake Preston is an American nomad, wandering the back roads of America, staying high while maintaining a self-imposed exile from family and friends. His troubled childhood—including an abusive alcoholic mother who committed suicide—left Jake in therapy, hospitalized, his senses numbed by Thorazine; he broke away in high school during his senior year and hasn’t looked […]

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Restaurant Review: Duke’s Steak House

We are fortunate to have so many great restaurants in and around Castle Rock.  With so many choices it is sometimes hard to decide where to visit.  For me, I like to avoid the “large chains” as much as possible and often choose local or unique restaurants.  Recently, a longtime friend and client who has […]