Archive for July, 2010

Bookends Through Eternity, or Sprinkled in Several Time Zones?

Mike Padgett -

July 18, 2010 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – It’s probably time to give some thought to my funeral. Don’t worry; I plan to be around for a while, maybe forever. Our financial planner’s schedule takes us as far out as age 102. I told him that’s not long enough. I don’t want to run out of cash […]

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Historic Denver Hotel’s History, Elegance Offer Luxurious Retreat

Mike Padgett -

July 11, 2010 DENVER ­– The startling sights inside the 1892 hotel’s onyx lobby quickened our heartbeats. High enough for eagles to fly is this soaring eight-story atrium topped with original stained glass. There are other upscale hotels with large atriums, but many are of austere, contemporary design. However, this hotel is unique. It is […]

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Theft Darkens a Successful Conference; Suspect Tracked via GPS

Mike Padgett -

July 7, 2010 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Was it a crime of opportunity? Or had the thief been stalking the women’s room? Recently, one day after the end of an international conference in another state, a friend and two other women entered a restroom in the convention center. They were part of the host organization, and […]

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