This past year, the book has gone out of print
and is only available as a used book. I am still
being contacted by people who have been impacted
by the book and it occurred to me that the stories
in the book might be even more powerful if they
were read by me, much like sitting around a
campfire telling stories that had changed my
life and my views of the world.
With that image in mind, this past winter during
the Colorado snows, I recorded the book in a
recording artist friend’s home studio.
As I told the stories, I envisioned the faces
of each of the people who had shared their lives
with me. Reading their stories aloud was almost
like being back in the room with them. When
I completed the reading, Paul Roberts, the recording
artist who lives in my home town of Pagosa Springs,
did the expert editing of the CD’s.
The image on the cover is from a pastel painting
that my daughter, Robin King of Fort Collins,
Colorado did some twenty years ago when she
was a student at Berkeley. It has always represented
to me the way that we can deeply touch one another
while still doing our own dance.
Finally, I had the images printed on each of
the six discs and the insert created by artists
in nearby Durango. I purchased a duplicator
and have duplicated the discs myself, thereby
infusing them with love one more time. Creating
the audio set on a minimal budget has allowed
me to make an excellent album at a very reasonable
price. My vision is that many people will listen
to the audio book and will then share their
own stories with others.
From the start to the finish, it was a labor
of love. I have included postage and handling
in the cost of the six-disc set. If you would
like to purchase one, please send a $33 check
along with your mailing address to me at:
10300 CR 500
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
I would love to hear back from you after you
listen to the book.
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