Picnics in Eucalyptus Park
Jul14

Picnics in Eucalyptus Park

Picnics as a child were magical. Once a week, Mom would pack us in the car with a cooler, picnic basket, and big jug of Kool-Aid®. Of all the parks in San Diego county, my favorite was Eucalyptus park. Even today, the smell of eucalyptus oil takes me back to those hot summer days running through the winding trees, flying high on the swings, and eating hot dogs cooked outside, served on plates just like these. I was thrilled to find...

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The Drive: Five Minutes, Six Seconds
Jun14

The Drive: Five Minutes, Six Seconds

Every true Denver Broncos fan remembers “The Drive”. On January 11, 1987, in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship Game  between the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns, John Elway led the Broncos 98 yards in 15 plays to tie the game with just 37 seconds left in regulation, a series known in Broncos history simply as “The Drive”. Denver won the game in overtime with a field goal, 23–20. In case you missed...

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Help the Champ Knock Out Illiteracy!
Mar14

Help the Champ Knock Out Illiteracy!

June 30, 1997 was a slow day in the office. A few of us had time to kick back and read the newspaper to kill some time. Scanned through the Denver Post, something caught my eye when I reached Section B. Page 5B had a full page ad for the Peter Lowe’s Success 1997 Business Seminar. Each speaker in the lineup was featured in the ad with a picture and short bio. I immediately recognized most of the people in the pictures, including Zig...

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A paper bag just won’t do

A purse is usually described as, “a small bag for carrying personal items.” But anyone who loves purses knows it is much more than that. I have many purses to choose from. Which one I carry depends on what I’m wearing, where I’m going, how long I’ll be out, what time of day it is, and many other situational considerations that come up from time to time. My favorite purse is my Joe Boxer denim backpack...

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Go Broncos! Go Orange Crush!

The Denver Broncos are out of the playoffs, which is causing all the fair-weather fans to jump off the bandwagon. A true fan knows they weren’t always the great team they are today, so they can be patient while the new players and coach work on a winning strategy.  They remember the Broncos first several years were really bad. That’s what makes this Vintage Orange Crush Denver Broncos Display Trophy Pen Set so special. In...

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