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We are based out of Monument, Colorado and intend to stay small so that we can know and personally take care of our clients. We partner with other professionals to extend our capabilities to serve our clients, and we often work through our partners to help them serve their customers.

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blackforestfireSteve, Lisa, and their three children lost their home in a few minutes Tuesday afternoon when the Black Forest Fire (#blackforestfire) blew up around them.

Steve bought the forested lot more than 30 years ago.  When he and Lisa married, they camped on the site while building the garage themselves.  The lived in the garage while building the house stick by stick over several years.  They have added onto it and updated it themselves through the years.

We have known Steve and Lisa since the mid-80s.  We enjoyed their home deep in the forest north of Colorado Springs, even before we moved south from Greeley in 1996. We have stayed connected while the children that we have been blessed with have grown up. 

That part of the burn area is still too dangerous for them to visit.  I don't know what they will do next.  They have family in the area and a strong church to support them.  They are heartbroken but they are survivors as are the 370+ other homeowners who literally saw a portion of their lives go up in smoke (the white smoke above tends to indicate grass and forest, the darker smoke is usually buildings).

Part of what makes their loss so touching is the story that goes with the home, the emotional investment that we all can identify with when we learn of security threatened and lives changed.  Stories have that unique power to move us and we don't embrace them enough in our own lives. "We are our stories"

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superbowlThose of you watching the Super Bowl might have thought that the world quit turning for the 34 minutes that the lights were out.

Wrong-O TV watchers!

While CBS was scrambling to find live bodies to fill the air, the on-line world was making hay.

I've mentioned before how during the Olympics and the Presidential Debates, much of the TV-watching country was participating in real time from their laptops and tablets.

The same was true during the power outage.  While CBS fiddled, savvy corporate marketeers were using the opportunity to promote their brands.  Here are some examples:

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