A seventh declined the offer. After riding across the canyon at 45 miles per hour, I was approached at dinner by Anschutz. I was.
Chuckling, he admitted that sending senators across it had made him nervous, too. Anschutz has been labeled a conservative Christian, but some kind of spiritual bent can also be detected atop Cheyenne Mountain, where Spencer Penrose built a mountaintop retreat with views across the Great Plains in one direction and into the Front Range in the other.
He believes the west brings out the best in human nature as well as the worst. It also has cutting-edge infrastructure created—at great profit, of course—largely by Philip Anschutz. The recent economic surge touches all corners of the state, including Colorado Springs, where Anschutz has made major investments beyond the Broadmoor, buying the local newspaper, an arena, and land throughout the city. The right owner is someone with a very long-term perspective. The wrong buyer is someone looking to flip the property rather than hold on to and take care of it.
Anschutz calls his outlook "thinking of yourself as a steward rather than an investor," a remarkable statement coming from a man with one of the most stupendous records in American history for turning a profit.
Sea Island, on the coast of Georgia, was built during the great hotel boom by Howard Coffin, an automobile tycoon. Sprawling, verdant, and isolated, the resort features five miles of uninterrupted coastline, one of the best hunting preserves in the South, and a long tradition of hosting U. In , however, undone by the global financial collapse, it filed for bankruptcy, and Anschutz joined a consortium of investors that bought it. Who would do that on purpose? He brought up the cemetery when I asked him what appeals to him about Sea Island, then proceeded to talk about Indian tribes inhabiting the area, burial mounds, Spanish forts, pirates, and a particularly fierce battle that took place between the English and Spanish close to the resort.
A wedding was taking place at the Broadmoor. In the lounge, where three epic paintings of Colorado by Maxfield Parrish hung, the light dimmed outside as a pink sun settled behind Kineo Mountain. Guests and porters crisscrossed the high-ceilinged room, pouring out of elevators, hustling trays of cocktails.
It's about a family moving across country in a mule pulled wagon. BET Thur. I remember him staying off school, been able to have a bed on the sofa, watch tv and having ice cream because he had a sore throat. I read this book maybe about 15 years ago. Comedic narration over silent film footage involving dangerous car stunts. After many other crazy things happen, we find out the character has a heart problem, which she blames on her sister's heart being weak, and she ends up going to the hospital to get a new heart. Color flooded her cheeks so she turned quickly as if studying his office.
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