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© Richard Knight
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UploadedJanuary 24, 2013
TakenJuly 17, 2012
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[Silver Plume, Colorado, pop. 203]

I raised so much Cain about my “modest” hotel accommodations at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration that the Democratic National Committee finally relented and upgraded my reservation. (See http://jpgmag.com/photos/3492371)

I think the DNC looked at my last name and made a snap decision to treat me like “American Royalty.” After all, the word “KING” is a derivative of my last name.

So, we were directed to “Windsor Hotel,” which, under the circumstances, should have pleased us very much.

[Silver Plume, Colorado, an old silver mining town, is located along I-70 about an hour west of Denver. It is the western terminus of the famous Georgetown Loop Historic R.R.

The VMI Cadets marched in this year’s Inaugural Parade, just as I did in 1969. If you would like a look, log on here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhtLB8ENpss.]

As always, thanks for stopping by!

29 responses

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    Now that's more like it. Surely they put you in presidential suite. A lovely place that you captured beautifully. Would love to check it out.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    You are American Royalty and this looks like a charming little place!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    What a quaint little place!!! I like it!!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    NICE!!! That is one of those little CO places that I have missed. Maybe this year?

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    Much better digs than your last find .HA! They knew Sir Richard was on town. :-)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    I like the dormer windows... a good high point for shooting pictures ...A nice summer time shot of this Windsor Hotel..

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    Looks like a great place.....yes much improved, indeed!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    So quaint and pretty, I agree a much better place for you!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    Much better accommodations! It's a beautiful building, maybe we can stay there when in Colorado.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (24 Jan 2013):

    sooooo much nicer! what a great place to spend a "porch" afternoon.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    What lovely accommodations!! They truly did know how to treat a king!! And as an FYI, 'soldier' is a derivative of Windsor Hotel (as well as swindler, woodiest and wildest among many others). Best of all.....it's for sale! Maybe the JPG consortium could purchase it for future visits!!!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Yes, this looks much more `accommodating`, with a nice touch of character befitting its location. They chose well for you, Richard.. Beautiful shot!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture. well spotted and captured

  • Carlo Pagan

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  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Great photo. Colorful ;)

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    "Windsor" is a regal name for a hotel after all.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    What a great looking hotel, I wonder if someone will purchase it, has so much character, your narrative is both interesting and comical :-))) Nice capture ,Richard !

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    great eye !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! too cool. lovin the tones!!!!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    So nice! I hope inside it was as pleasant as it looks from outside.

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    this is a sweet looking place !!!!

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    Guess you are out of the Bush league. Now with the pros.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Jan 2013):

    And the killer series rocks on...

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (29 Jan 2013):

    And did you have the room right up on top?? A very 'gingerbread' little cottage. those angled railings give it a quirkly look. Glad they 'upgraded' you Sir Knight.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (29 Jan 2013):

    What a quaint and charming place to call home for a few days. I love everything about this hotel, Richard!! Very nice composition and such beautiful colors!!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (3 Feb 2013):

    "Quaint" comes to mind as I gaze at this wonderful image. I wonder if Queen Elizabeth slept there.

  • peggy maguire

    peggy maguire said (5 Feb 2013):

    I would have loved to stay there Dick....Great angle!!!

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner said (12 Feb 2013):

    Well I have to say it's the very least they could do for you!!

    This is such a grand and great old hotel/building.
    We have something similar to this here in town.
    In the late 1800s "Brookside" was an elegant upscale hotel but the early part of the 20th century saw the grand 3 story 5 star est.fall on hard times.

    The owners sold it and it operated as a house of 'ill fame" until the 1930s.
    It was sold again and reopened as a boarding house until the late 70s.
    As of now it's an art gallery.

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (21 Feb 2013):

    Look like it is worth a try.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (27 Feb 2013):

    Nice hotel amd ambience....

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