Tag Archives: Colorado

Picking Favorites

By S. J. Brown We all have favorite things, that special gift from long ago, or a place with fond memories. Sometimes our favorite is a sentence that just glides off the tongue and completes a thought. After every photo … Continue reading

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This post (c) Doris McCraw All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings Courage is resistance to … Continue reading

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Post (c) by Doris McCraw For something different this post is sharing my love of Fall and Colorado Gold. Enjoy the trip   And finally, Until next time, enjoy the fall weather, keep up the writing and continued inspiration to … Continue reading

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Colorado Day

Post by Doris McCraw August 1 is Colorado Day. For many years the state of Colorado celebrated big on this day, but over the years many have forgotten what the celebration¬†stands for, not that they don’t celebrate. To let you … Continue reading

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Delightful Details

Post copyright Doris McCraw As I work to complete my short story for a Medieval Anthology, along with a Western one and a proposal for next years History Symposium, I am having fun with those delightful details. In the midst … Continue reading

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The Electric Physician by Doris

        Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw     I have spoken of Dr. Harriet Leonard in post before, but felt she deserved to have folks know more about her. Born in New York in 1829 and … Continue reading

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Will I Be Renewed or Discouraged?

As I write this I am anticipating what this trip will bring. Gayle Irwin and I are in a motel, just 41 miles from our destination of YMCA of the Rockies near Estes Park, Colorado. We are attending a three … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I confess, but then you already know, I love research. If something catches my eye or ear, I want to follow up, know all I can. This, I believe keeps me young and involved … Continue reading

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Elevation Education by Doris

Post copyright Doris McCraw Ever Envision Entertaining the thought of writing about E? There are a lot of avenues of possibilities. For myself after entertaining the idea of Electricity- Tesla V Edison, I realized I lived at 6,000+ feet above … Continue reading

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Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all encounter the unexpected. Usually it is fun, sometimes irritating and occasionally an interesting blessing. This post is about the third, and interesting blessing, I think. Doctor Josephine Dunlop, born December 3, 1875 in … Continue reading

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