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Gayle Gresham
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Attended Douglas County High School
Lives in Colorado, United States
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You are not good enough. You are not smart enough. You are not productive enough. You are not talented enough. You are not disciplined enough. You are not Christian enough. You are not… enough. Lies. All lies. Lies I told m...
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“Lord, please order my day for me. I trust in You.” As anxiety and depression took over my life, I found myself paralyzed. I couldn’t make decisions. I couldn’t even decide whether to go to the grocery store or not on a cer...
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You never expect a phobia. They just sneak up on you and shout, Surprise!"
Bonner Bridge to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Photo by my father, Ken Christison You never expect to have a phobia. They just sneak up on you and shout, “Surprise!” In 1990, we bought a 4-wheel drive Ford F-150 tha...
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Come listen to the story of Ed Watkins and Ernest Christison in song and storytelling! John, Kate and I will be performing at the Florissant Grange this Saturday, August 16, in this fun showcase/Jam session. We have written five songs that tell the cattle r...
Come listen to the story of Ed Watkins and Ernest Christison in song and storytelling! John, Kate and I will be performing at the Florissant Grange this Saturday, August 16, in this fun showcase/Jam session. We have written f...
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Sunrise from my home We had a wet, cold, cloudy, dreary late spring and early summer here in Colorado. In May, we had 14 inches of rain – a far cry from our normal 2.13 inches. Now, I am not complaining. After years of droug...
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Bridge? What bridge? I knew you would laugh when you saw the object of my phobia. This is a photo of the Castlewood Canyon Bridge. I told you it takes 2-3 seconds to cross it. When I realized I was depressed, the brid...
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Having depression is hard, but the best thing I did was to STOP and deal with it.
The first thing I did when I realized I was depressed was STOP. Basically, I decided to take a vacation; a vacation from the anxious thoughts in my head and a vacation from the “shoulds” and “need to do’s” in my life to deal ...
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Cabin on Alder Creek
John and I returned to Alder after Labor Day and, once again, searched for the Carothers cabin where my Grandpa lived when he was a boy. First, we walked along the beaver ponds and counted at least ten ponds. Riding back down the trail, we stopped on the ea...
John and I returned to Alder after Labor Day and, once again, searched for the Carothers cabin where my Grandpa lived when he was a boy. First, we walked along the beaver ponds and counted at least ten ponds. Riding back down...
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National Day of the Cowboy
Ernest Christison (Drawing by Katy Kinder from a photograph) Today, July 26, is National Day of the Cowboy. I thought it an appropriate time to share this drawing of Ernest Christison with his horse and his dog. He doesn't look like much of an outlaw, does ...
Ernest Christison (Drawing by Katy Kinder from a photograph) Today, July 26, is National Day of the Cowboy. I thought it an appropriate time to share this drawing of Ernest Christison with his horse and his dog. He doesn't lo...
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Education
  • Douglas County High School
    1980 - 1983
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
    1983 - 1985
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Female
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Introduction
A cattle rustling story in my family history caught my interest when I was young. It led to a love for researching Colorado history and genealogy. Writing a book based on the story became a passion. I started sharing my research adventures in Colorado history and genealogy in speaking engagements and my blogs, Colorado Reflections and Echoes of Elbert County. And nobody was more surprised than I when I began to write songs based on the story.
Work
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Writer and Speaker, Singer/Songwriter
Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Writer and Speaker, Singer/Songwriter, 2006 - present
  • Living West Social Media & PR, LLC
    Head Social Media Wrangler, 2014 - present
  • Elbert County Library District
    Librarian, 2006 - 2013
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Colorado, United States
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