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Holly Jorgensen
Editor In Chief


Holly grew up in Fairfax, VA, and after also living in the coastal areas of Myrtle Beach, SC and Savannah, GA, she realized the mountains were calling. She moved to Colorado 23 years ago and although she misses the beach at times, vacations help to satisfy that. Holly has owned multiple businesses in the last 36 years, mostly in the pet industry, but nothing has been as fulfilling as overseeing things at Colorado Serenity. Holly and publisher Doug got married this month and enjoy working, living and playing together. Reach Holly at holly@coloradoserenity.com



It always seems cliché to write about things that are expected: seasonal and timely things. In summer, there are articles about vacation destinations or fun ways to expand outdoor living spaces. Halloween brings pieces on costume ideas and spooky party ideas....

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Living Minimalist

For those who don’t know, Doug and I (and daughter Carina several times) have been flying back to VA right after press each month to clean out my parents’ house and ready it for sale since their passing. This is my childhood home, so needless to say, it has been...

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Happy Fall!

“Autumn teaches us the beauty of letting go. Growth requires release—it’s what the trees do.” —ka’ala

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A Stone in Your Pocket

Well, after a long battle with dementia, my mother passed peacefully at home with hospice care last month. To those who know what this disease is like, what it robs you of, and the trail of devastation that families are left to deal with, both during and afterward,...

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Advice From an Old Farmer

I’m not really sure where I stumble across these, but “somewhere on the internet” is going to have to suffice for an answer this month. If it amuses me and I think I want to share it with readers, I copy it into a folder at the time; and when it’s time to write this...

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What Is Success?

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate the beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better,...

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Springtime Stirs the Soul and Replenishes the Spirit

Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. As the cold winter months give way to warmer temperatures, longer days and more of that beautiful sun, the world around us comes to life with blooming flowers, buzzing bees and chirping birds. Although here in the Colorado...

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Ways Quietude Can Improve Your Life

Do you ever feel overwhelmed and exhausted by the hustle and bustle of life? I know I do. I find that taking a break from all the noise and finding some peace and quiet works wonders for me. Quietude offers numerous benefits, such as improved physical and mental...

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You’re Not Promised Another Day

This month, I continue to grieve with the Lincoln family on the tragic loss of their son, Aidan… it seems an insurmountable pain to endure after also losing their baby girl. And my heart is with the many people close to me, and even not so close, who I happen to know...

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