May 17, 2017 Newsletter

Last week while in Atlanta, where I had been kindly asked to deliver a speaking engagement, I had a three and a half hour breakfast with my 82 year old Aunt Marie. Very cool lady who doesn’t seem a day over 60. We ate at The Dwarf House which is the original diner which Truett

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May 10, 2017 Newsletter

As this week’s newsletter is hitting your inbox I’m at 30,000′ on my way to Atlanta where I’ve been kindly asked to deliver a presentation at a Financial Advisor conference. More than likely I’m reading an old-school paper book, not a Kindle or a Nook, and I’m probably wearing my

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May 2, 2017 Newsletter

So, last Friday afternoon Beautiful and Tristan took off for Hutchinson, Kansas. After a seven and a half hour drive, they got there late Friday evening. And Saturday morning they picked up Château Knebl’s newest addition. We miss Captain Jack Sinatra Knebl. He was a loving member

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April 25, 2017 Newsletter

Can you believe we’re over a quarter of the way through 2017 already?! Jeez Louise, where does the time go? When we are young we’re told that time will go by faster as we get older. I can’t imagine time going by any faster than it does now. Yikes – I must be ancient.

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April 19, 2017 Newsletter

It’s starting to really feel like Spring here in Colorado. The days are pretty much in the 60’s and 70’s consistently now. This past weekend I put out my hummingbird feeders on our deck as folks as close as Colorado Springs, about 15 miles down the road, have sighted some of my little

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April 11, 2017 Newsletter

I apologize that I haven’t sent out a newsletter since October 2016. I’ve been in the Witness Relocation Program. Lots of changes here at Château Knebl, and all for the good.  I didn’t get a newsletter out back in October 2016 for a week, then two weeks, then three weeks

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October 20, 2016 Newsletter

This evening I get to do something which I only do about once each year. I’m delivering a local, public “High Tech + High Touch = Much Higher Success: Social Selling & Relationship Marketing for Huge Sales and Business Success Boot Camp!” in Colorado Springs.

 

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October 13, 2016 Newsletter

I hope you’re having a nice Fall. Here in Colorado we don’t have the oranges, reds, and purples in the Fall leaves like they do on the East Coast but we do have amazing, almost neon yellow in our Aspens.

 

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October 6, 2016 Newsletter

Okay, let’s start with the bad news. The Rockies ended their season a few days ago and the Mets were tied 0-0 with the Giants in the Wild Card Game last evening until the ninth inning when the Giants scored three runs and took the game. See you next year, Rockies and Mets.

 

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September 29, 2016 Newsletter

While I love Yes, Rush, Genesis, Foo Fighters, Thelonious Monk, Leo Sayer, The Bay City Rollers, Moog Cookbook, Pat Metheny, The Soggy Bottom Boys, and lots of other musicians and I’m blessed to attend a lot of concerts, there’s always been a special place in my heart for opera and I’ve been a raving opera fan for decades. I’ve listened to Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereux” twice today between coaching clients.

 

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September 22, 2016 Newsletter

It appears that it’s that time of year again when my little friends fly South for the Winter. I haven’t had any of my friends visit any of my feeders on our deck or the feeder attached to one of my office windows in about three days. I normally spend time with them every day.

 

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September 15, 2016 Newsletter

I hope you had a great Labor Day holiday and that you’ve had a fun Summer. In August I took a week off from writing my newsletter and then that week stretched into two weeks, and then three weeks and then before I knew it we were into September. So now that Summer’s pretty much over it’s time to get back into the routine of writing my newsletter on a consistent basis. Many kind folks emailed me saying that they’ve missed my newsletter over the last few weeks. Thanks for your kindness.

 

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August 16, 2016 Newsletter

Are you enjoying the Olympics as much as we are here at Château Knebl? We always get into the the Summer and the Winter Olympics. And we’re fortunate to have the USA Olympic Training Center just down the road in Colorado Springs.

 

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August 11, 2016 Newsletter

It’s starting to get cooler in the evenings here at 7500′ in Monument, Colorado. And the sun’s starting to set sooner also. The kids are going back to school next week. Where did the Summer go? I was born and raised in NJ where it’s illegal to go back to school before Labor Day. They’re a little different here in Colorado.

 

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August 4, 2016 Newsletter

I hope you’re having a fun Summer wherever you are. I was kindly asked to speak at a very exclusive Financial Advisor conference in Las Vegas a few days ago. I was asked to present after Stephen Hayes (FOX News) and before Elizabeth Smart (Childhood Abduction Survivor and Child Crime Prevention Advocate).

 

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July 21, 2016 Newsletter

 
I hope you’re having a great week! I’m sending this newsletter from The Atlantis in The Bahamas where I’ve been kindly asked to speak at a large insurance company’s annual conference. I presented yesterday to a small group of this national company’s elite producers after having breakfast with the CEO. What a fun group of men and women.

July 13, 2016 Newsletter

I hope you’re enjoying your Summer! It’s gorgeous here at 7500′ in Colorado. The hummingbirds are whirring around, the deer are in our yard early in the morning, the sunsets are gorgeous, and life is beautiful.

I heard that it snowed up north in Wyoming and Montana over the weekend – yikes. Even for up there, that’s pretty rare for this time of year. I hope it’s beautiful where you are and that you’re enjoying the slowed down Summer pace.

July 7, 2016 Newsletter

I hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July! Beautiful came home from her second annual Botswana Safari (camera not gun) on 7/2 after getting kinda stuck in Johannesburg, South Africa and then again in Munich, Germany. She had quite the adventure both on her two-week safari and also on her way back to Colorado.

 

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June 22, 2016 Newsletter

I’m home this week and next (except for a speaking engagement I was kindly asked to deliver in Denver yesterday for the regional chapter of a national communications, marketing, and PR association) with two of our kids while Beautiful is in Botswana on safari for two weeks. This is her second year going on safari at Mashatu Game Reserve (camera safari, not gun safari). She goes with a group of Australian lady friends (she’s the only American) and a guide who happens to be the only man in the group and he actually has his own nature show on Australia television. He’s intimately familiar with Mashatu.

 

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June 16, 2016 Newsletter

Well, Arapahoe Basin here in Colorado finally closed out the 2015/2016 ski season this past Sunday. Yes, you read that correctly. A-Basin opened back in October and finally shut the lifts down for the season on Sunday afternoon. Now, that’s a long ski season.

 

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