Arthur von Boennighausen's blog

Thinking allowed…….

The Devil is in the details of ballot issue 7A…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | October 31, 2018

Friends: . * Sangre de Cristo Sentinel cut n paste: . “ Special District Measure: Wet Mountain Fire Protection District Issue 7A: The WMFPD wants a $180,403.72 (2 mills) property tax increase. They haven’t had an increase in a long, long time. WMFPD is one of the finest, if not the finest, rural fire department in the [...]

Even the greatest civilizations turn to Dust….

Arthur von Boennighausen | September 14, 2018

Friends: . * While Jim Little is a personal Friend and has stayed at our Guest Haus several times during his divorce, wildfires, and floods for over 20 years; I have spent less than 10 minutes talking to Jordy Hedberg in person in my entire life.  What Jordy tells us is just “ Hearsay “ [...]

Piping Natural Streams and Ditches

Arthur von Boennighausen | April 11, 2018

“ Piping Natural Streams and Ditches “ This is the continuation of the January 27th, 2018 Sangre de Cristo Newspaper cautionary analysis of the hydrology of Custer County: “ Cool Clear Water “.  Last Summer our 1640 acre Sierra Mojada Ranch enjoyed rain every afternoon which brought the water table to the surface, topping off [...]

Satellite Broadband now available in Westcllife, Colorado and all of Custer County

Arthur von Boennighausen | February 25, 2018

  Mouse click to enlarge for easier reading…….    

Maiden Voyage – The Prequel to The Adventure of a Lifetime

Arthur von Boennighausen | December 14, 2017

Customer Review 5.0 out of 5 stars……..  There is never enough time to do all the nothing you want to do….. By… ..  Arthur von Boennighausenon December 9, 2017 Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase . Friends:  I actually liked this book more than “ Jupiter’s Travels “, ” The Long Way Round ” and several other [...]

Political Humor by Arthur von Boennighausen

Arthur von Boennighausen | October 24, 2017


International Building Code – ” The Devil is in the details…. “

Arthur von Boennighausen | October 10, 2017

Letter to the Editor: . * I can not pass along 42 years of education and experience as a Engineer and Real Estate developer to a person who is not an Architect, Engineer, Constructor or Realtor through Letters to the Editor.  Sometimes being Smart is not enough. . * If the IBC [ International Building [...]

Zen and the Art of Total Recall…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | July 11, 2017

Good Day: . * I have just signed the petition to recall all three Custer County Commissioners.  Here are twelve failures that I am aware of in just the first six months of office: . * Failure to take action concerning six major SDEC electrical outages beginning with Christmas Day 2016. * Failure to take [...]

2008 BMW R1200 GS Adventure motorcycle for sale

Arthur von Boennighausen | March 13, 2017

Friends: * After talking to the BMW motorcycle dealers in Colorado Springs and Denver I have reduced the asking price on my 2008 BMW R1200 GS Adventure motorcycle to $10,000 as they insisted all I could get was the Kelly Blue Book value.  Includes BMW GS tank bag shown in the image but not the [...]

Where do you put your ” Stuff “…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | March 5, 2017

Letter to the Editor: . * In the last 5 years my wife Marty and Arthur have seen close to a zero demand for “ Tiny Homes “.  The one we have listed in Junkin’s Park is 364 square feet and has been on the market for years.  The Buyers tell us “ It’s just [...]