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Will “Over a Cup of Coffee” Change Their Name? (S06E15)

Will “Over a Cup of Coffee” Change Their Name? (S06E15)

Please subscribe on YouTubeAddie Betancourt on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 15 Addie, along with Jamie Church, hosts the very cool podcast called “Over a Cup of Coffee with Jamie & Addie.” During this laugh-fest down Main Street, Addie and I explore what a...

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“Dog-gone Shame” (original) by Gabriel Lucero (S06E14)

“Dog-gone Shame” (original) by Gabriel Lucero (S06E14)

Please subscribe on YouTubeGabriel Lucero on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 14 Gabe wrote something down. He simply wrote “Can’t cowboy no more.” Later, while looking for inspiration to write another song, he noticed that note and thought . . . “There’s a song in...

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“New Mexico” (original) by Gabriel Lucero (S06E14)

“New Mexico” (original) by Gabriel Lucero (S06E14)

Please subscribe on YouTubeGabriel Lucero on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 14 Gabe wrote the song, “New Mexico,” after a trip driving back from a songwriter festival in Red Lodge, Montana. The song appears on his 2021 album, “Juice” available on Spotify. See the...

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Felicia Storms Out of Francisca’s (S06E11)

Felicia Storms Out of Francisca’s (S06E11)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJulie Blair and Felicia Florez on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 11 ​Julie and Felicia describe how Julie hired Felicia to be a realtor. Felicia had a fight with her mother.  Her parents own Francisca’s in Farmington, NM – and Felicia...

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Slug Bug! (S06E11)

Slug Bug! (S06E11)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJulie Blair and Felicia Florez on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 11 I just want to point out that Felicia has the distinct advantage in this game of Slug Bug! Julie’s arm is probably bruised! Ha Ha! See the Full Episode BelowYou can find...

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The Big Idea Makerspace (S06E10)

The Big Idea Makerspace (S06E10)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJamie Church on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 10 The Big Idea Makerspace at San Juan College in Farmington, NM is open to the public. Jamie explains how you can utilize the equipment and people at the makerspace to come up with...

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Farmington, NM as a Retirement Community (S06E10)

Farmington, NM as a Retirement Community (S06E10)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJamie Church on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 10 Farmington, NM is a great place to retire – and it’s being marketed that way across the United States. Jamie believes that new business opportunities exist in Farmington for people who...

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Arizona’s First Female Chief (S06E09)

Arizona’s First Female Chief (S06E09)

Please subscribe on YouTubeDebbie Braff on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 9 Debbie Braff was a young schoolteacher in Kayenta, AZ when she decided to join the volunteer fire department.  She loved it.  She continued to improve her firefighting skills until she...

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What is Ukraine Like? (S06E08)

What is Ukraine Like? (S06E08)

Please subscribe on YouTubeOlena Erickson on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 8 ​Olena Erickson came to the U.S. from Ukraine just over 10 years ago.  She loves it here in Farmington, NM – but she’s very proud of Ukraine – and she should be. It wasn’t until recent...

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Success in Ukraine Translates to Success in the U.S. (S06E08)

Success in Ukraine Translates to Success in the U.S. (S06E08)

Please subscribe on YouTubeOlena Erickson on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 8 When Olena Erickson arrived in Farmington, NM from Ukraine, she could speak very limited English.  In Ukraine, she was a successful businesswoman who previously managed a crew of over 80...

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When did Riverfest Start? (S06E07)

When did Riverfest Start? (S06E07)

Please subscribe on YouTubeDebbie Braff and Cody Dudgeon on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 7 Riverfest began in 1987 with a small “hacked down” trail on the River and a Gypsy troop as entertainment.  It has grown into an enormous annual event that spans miles...

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The Ladies Want Cody to Take His Shirt Off (S06E06)

The Ladies Want Cody to Take His Shirt Off (S06E06)

Please subscribe on YouTubeDebbie Braff and Cody Dudgeon on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 6 In Season 5, I shot an episode on a raft while floating the river with Cody.  After that episode aired, I was approached by female fans of the show that expressed their...

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Honey I Miss You (original) by Joel Racheff (S06E05)

Honey I Miss You (original) by Joel Racheff (S06E05)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJoel Racheff on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 5 Joel Racheff is a house musician with a regular performance at the Strater Hotel in Durango, CO. He is also a member of the Bar D Wranglers at the Bar D Chuckwagon in Durango, CO. He is a...

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Windy and Warm – Chet Atkins (cover) by Joel Racheff (S06E05)

Windy and Warm – Chet Atkins (cover) by Joel Racheff (S06E05)

Please subscribe on YouTubeJoel Racheff on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 5 Joel Racheff is a house musician with a regular performance at the Strater Hotel in Durango, CO. He is also a member of the Bar D Wranglers at the Bar D Chuckwagon in Durango, CO. He is a...

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Take it Back (original) by Invisible Culture (S06E05)

Take it Back (original) by Invisible Culture (S06E05)

Please subscribe on YouTubeInvisible Culture on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 5 RNGO and David are founding members of their band, Invisible Culture. RNGO is an independent musician with music released under the same name. He and his friend, David, formed...

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Sheriff Dances for First Responder Wellness (S06E04)

Sheriff Dances for First Responder Wellness (S06E04)

Please subscribe on YouTubeLonnie Whitaker on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 3 Lonnie and I were having some fun.  He’s at a point in his life where he’s not afraid to admit that he deals with PTSD and depression.  We joke about the issue of telling people you’re...

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Recognizing Mental Path Before it Becomes an Issue (S06E04)

Recognizing Mental Path Before it Becomes an Issue (S06E04)

Please subscribe on YouTubeGuardian Initiatives on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 4 Mark Pfetzer and I discuss the importance of recognizing the path you’re on – either mentally, or behaviorally, or both.  If you can recognize that you may be on the wrong path,...

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Want Peace? Tell People You’re CRAZY! (S06E03)

Want Peace? Tell People You’re CRAZY! (S06E03)

Please subscribe on YouTubeLonnie Whitaker on Ken’s Think Tank Season 6, Episode 3 Lonnie and I were having some fun.  He’s at a point in his life where he’s not afraid to admit that he deals with PTSD and depression.  We joke about the issue of telling people you’re...

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Do you have a really great story to tell?  Have you lived an amazing life?  Are you doing great things in the community?  We'll discuss any positive topic - as long as your topic isn't promoting your business.  Book a day and time when Ken can come pick you up, take you on a coffee run, and film an episode!  With enough notice, Ken is willing to travel as far from Farmington as Albuquerque to film an episode.