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Pro[fessional] Bowl[ing] Instead of suffering through three hours of what the NFL offers up as their version of an all star game — The Pro Bowl — I'd rather watch another “pro bowl,” professional bowling. The slow, thunderous rumble of a three-holed ball as it careens t
Colorado Springs Independent | 22 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Driving in the slow lane My college job was working as a rental car agent at the Colorado Springs Airport. I was the poor intern the manager posted under the bright green sign when we ran out of vehicles and still had reservations to fill. Jet lagged people would point and scream
Colorado Springs Independent | 23 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
The touch factor Growing up, everyone gets to learn a lesson or two about personal space. That goes double if you weren't born in this country.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 25, 2015 2:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
New beginnings for The Goat Cheese Lady farm The last six weeks have been a bit of an adventure; we sold the old farm, we jaunted down to El Salvador just in time for the December cold snap to spend three warm weeks with family, and then we bought the new farm. I thought I'd introduce you to it.I'll
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 24, 2015 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Native rage While driving on I-25 the other day, my husband very thoughtfully leaned on his horn in response to a timid mini-van driver as she was merging. She looked over at us and was greeted with the sight of my husband's extended middle finger in addition to my
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 24, 2015 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
How to make great coffee using a french press Using a french press for brewing coffee results in a slow, gradual brew — a good reason to slow down and enjoy the great-tasting coffee. The simple brewing device originated in France, but an Italian from Milan, Attilio Calimani, patented the design in
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 24, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Balloons will fly on Labor Day after all The city announces a vendor has proposed bringing a hot air balloon event to the city. The news release:¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 22, 2015 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Here's to the young and smart among us Yemi Mobolade created a community. Nikki McComsey promoted cycling through Kids on Bikes.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 22, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Music and restaurant auctions this week This is a good week for auction devotees in Southern Colorado, especially those who who are inclined toward music memorabilia, restaurant equipment, and vintage furnishings.The latter two come courtesy of Smiley's, the homey breakfast and lunch spot at
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 22, 2015 6:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado looms large in The Man in the High Castle Fans of author Philip K. Dick are probably already familiar with his 1962 novel The Man in the High Castle, but for anyone who hasn't heard, Amazon turned it into a TV show. Here's how The Verge eloquently describes it:¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 21, 2015 10:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado