Tag Archives: Manitou Springs

Firsts, Fears, Fails, & Fall

I feel kind of like I’ve been holding my breath all year. Or rather, I held my breath for most of last year and then in the moment I thought it would be time to exhale, life doubled down. This … Continue reading

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10 Things Witnessed In My Ambitious Morning Quest to Buy Soda Pop

1. A really cool giant-sized version of a red student’s desk outside Venue 515 (the art studio in town). 2. A pedi-cab?! The New Yorker in me wonders if he’s earning extra income, but the Manitoid is thinking it’s just…Manitou … Continue reading

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Instant(?) Karma

While I’ve been focusing lately on positivity – not just the passive kind, but the kicking-my-own-butt to get there kind, I’d had a rough 24-hour patch, and was feeling a bit self loathing when I arrived to Townhouse to celebrate … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas Time In the City

I never went to see the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I never took a carriage ride in Central Park. I never even went ice skating in Rockefeller Center. But as my third Christmas in Colorado … Continue reading

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The Things That Turn You On Turn You Around

How come the things that make us happy make us sad Well it seems to me that Joy and pain are like sunshine and rain ~ Maze There was just a CRACK of intense thunder in the air, and it … Continue reading

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In a Manitou Minute

It’s incredible, really. One minute, you’re standing in this new city with nothing but your suitcase, and then you look around and suddenly, you realize you’re surrounded by family. ~ Felicity As the 2013 summer season begins to kick off, … Continue reading

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Mermaids

When I was seven years old, there were two things I loved most in the world, aside from my family and Santa Claus. One was Lake George. The other was playing with Barbie dolls. But when I played with Barbies, … Continue reading

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