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The Sunshine Express
Serving Western Colorado
Published Monthly
1st Edition: August 2010
Publishers: KingDaddy & Moonstruck
PO Box 267
Norwood, CO 81423
Phone: 970.864.2142 or 970.327.4196
Email: sunshinex@nntcwireless.com
or: westerncoloradoevents@gmail.com
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This Month¡¯s Contributors:
Karen Schafer - Life Columnist
Scott Rollins M.D. - Health Columnist
Ceola McDonough - Guest Columnist
Moonstruck - Columnist, Publisher
KingDaddy - Columnist, Publisher,
Editor
Calling All Angels!
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The Sunshine
Uplifting The Western Slope
year personal break over the
Christmas holiday. There is
so much to do and see and
enjoy this winter in western
Colorado that we took extra
effort to squeeze in as much
as possible into these pages
of The Sunshine Express.
As always, you can visit the
community events calendar at
WesternSlopeNews.com for
all of these listings, plus any
additional events that arrive
in our inbox after we¡¯ve gone
to press. You can bookmark/
save the page and check back
often for updates. To have
your events included in fu-
ture publications and on the
online calendar, email your
event information to:
westerncoloradoevents@
gmail.com
You can also write to us at
the same email address or by
using the contact form on the
website. We love to hear from
you! Ok, go forth now, find
your fun, and have a won-
derful, magical and joy filled
Christmas and a blessed New
Year. Don¡¯t forget to wear
your smile and give a little
bit of your love. We love you,
Merry Christmas!
- KingDaddy & Moonstruck
2013 December/January
Pg 2 - The Sunshine Express
Give A Little Bit...
¡°Theres so much that we need to share,
So send a smile and show that you care...¡±
¡®Give a Little Bit¡¯ is the opening song on the band Supertramp¡¯s 1977 album ¡®Even in the Quietest Mo-
ments¡¯. The song was released as a single that same year and became an international hit for the band,
peaking at number 15 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart. Its writing credits are given to Rick Davies
and Roger Hodgson, although it is a Hodgson composition from his teenage years. A light ditty, with
a smooth melody and beautiful instrumentals, ¡®Give a Little Bit¡¯ gives listeners a whole lot. Not only
does the song immediately make people smile(it¡¯s the most cheered song on every tour), it¡¯s message
resonates with the power to touch the soul. There¡¯s proof of that in the numerous charitable events
that have used this song to help inspire. What ¡®Give a Little Bit¡¯ gives is love, which we all crave, and it
reminds us that we have a world of life to share, and that we need to be caring towards each other. Most
importantly, the song reminds us of the awesome power of love; a little bit of love goes a long way. It is
a good feeling to know that, and also, to realize that when you ¡°see the man with the lonely eyes¡± and
you ¡°take his hand, you¡¯ll be so surprised¡± by the rewards of connection. As the song says, ¡°Give a little
bit of your love to me, I¡¯ll give a little bit of my life for you.¡± That¡¯s the way it works. Gratitude for lov-
ing kindness attaches us together as much as the initial act of love does. Said Hodgson, in a 2012 online
interview with Songfacts.com, ¡°That song has really taken on a life of its own, and I think it¡¯s even more
relevant today than when I wrote it(about 1970). Because we really are needing to value love in a much
deeper way, and also we¡¯re needing to care. The song is basically saying: just show you care. You know,
reach out and show you care.¡± Amen. Show you care, give a little bit of your love. It will make you sing.
It¡¯s December and baby it¡¯s cold outside! Good thing we have all the hottest concerts and events that will
warm you up this holiday season inside this edition of The Sunshine Express. In fact, we have double
the pleasure and double the fun with both December and January listings inside, as we take our once a
Monthly Ad rates (includes full color): Full pg. $400; Half pg. $300; 1/4 pg. $200; 1/8 pg. $100;
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The silverhawk feather that graces our front page was chosen for it¡¯s significant spiritual
symbolism. Hawks are symbols of spirit, wisdom and power. The hawk is the messenger. It is
also about visionary power and guardianship, the hawk is very protective of the young in its
nest. It teaches us about providing for family and self. Hawk teaches us to be observant and to
pay attention to what we may overlook. This could mean a talent we don¡¯t use, a blessing for
which we haven¡¯t expressed gratitude, or a message from Spirit. The hawk has keen eyesight, it
is about opening our eyes and seeing that which is there to guide us. Hawk is also about new
beginnings and always moving forward along the correct path.
Beautiful Lone Cone Mountain stands
majestic above Norwood, Colorado,
home of The Sunshine Express.