Town Talk for Sept. 9. 2002 |

Town Talk for Sept. 9. 2002

The ceremony was adorable, the bride was this other-worldly goddess that looked like she was the human incarnation of the soft focus lens and gallery lighting, and the groom was dashing and confident – in between crying jags.

The whole thing was fabulous.

The most amazing thing, though, was that two people who’ve only been in the valley for about a year could attract a crowd of loyal friends that size. It seems that God is on their side. of course, God is on everyone’s side, but especially these two, and especially yesterday.

Kim helps run the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate and runs a local church youth group, and Erik is the youth minister with Mount of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Here’s a prayer that they live happily ever after, and that their happily every after lasts a long, long time.

Resource Center Golf Benefit today

There’s still time for you to call in well and head to Eagle Ranch Golf Course in Eagle for the third annual Resource Center Benefir Golf Tournament. It’s an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start, and you can register at the site. It’ll cost $100, and the money’s for the new Freedom Ranch, a safehouse for victims of domestic violence and abuse, the Buddies Program, and a bunch of other great stuff they have going. For more info call Eagle Ranch at 328-2882.

The Allure of Hope

Join author/counselor Jan Meyers as she explores the beauty and challenge of responding to God’s pursuit in the face of disappointed hope and unrealized dreams. The courage to remain open, responsive and committed to love is far more something that flourishes in us than it is something we do.

Jan Meyers will conducting a seminar for women at Trinity Church in Edwards

on Friday evening, September 13, 6-9 p.m. and all day Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to

4 p.m.

A seminar fee of $30 to covers all materials (lunch and child care not provided). Registration is available at the door, or for pre-registration and

additional information please visit or call

845-0961. Trinity Church is located in Edwards off the south side of Hwy 6,

up the Bull Run hill across from Village Market. Sponsored by the Samaritan

Center of the Rockies and Trinity Church.

Smiley memorial Sept 19

The memorial service for Jane Smiley will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 19

at the Beaver Creek Chapel. A celebration of life luncheon will follow. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made in Jane Smiley’s memory to Mountain Hospice (attn: Lynn Hoehn) or the Harold W. and Mary Louise Shaw Regional Cancer Center, c/o Vail Valley Medical Center, P.O. Box 40,000, Vail, Co. 81658.

Quote of the Day

“Will someone please explain to me the logic that says we can trust someone with a Boeing 747 in bad weather, but not with a Glock 9 millimeter?”

– SENATOR ZELL MILLER,in support of a measure allowing the arming of airline pilots.

Auditions for the Vail Performing Arts Academy Performing Troupe

These are open audition for committed student actors in grades 6-12r, for class/workshop and various performance opportunities. The auditions are Sept. 22 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Singletree Community Center. To schedule an audition time or for more information, call 926-2370.

Comprehending engineers


n What is the difference between Mechanical Engineers and Civil Engineers?

Mechanical Engineers build weapons, Civil Engineers build targets.

n The graduate with a Science degree asks, “Why does it work?”

The graduate with an Engineering degree asks, “How does it work?”

The graduate with an Accounting degree asks, “How much will it cost?”

The graduate with a Liberal Arts degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?”

n Normal people believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Engineers believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t have enough features yet.”

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