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More About Kaylyn and Krug and What’s Next

More About Kaylyn and Krug and What’s Next

We have “many plans” for Kathryn’s home - the Ranch, as we like to call it. With 40 acres to play with, we have been busy working on creating and clearing trails for hiking. We are also creating areas to just sit and enjoy being in nature. We are creating The Memory...

Meet the Caretakers: Steve (Krug) and Kaylyn Kruger

Meet the Caretakers: Steve (Krug) and Kaylyn Kruger

My wife, Kaylyn, and I joined Restoration Ranch Colorado on September 11, 2023. We manage the property owned by Kathryn Severns Avery where first responders and their families come to visit as her guests. We have a passion for the First Responder Community and find...

One Year Later

One Year Later

On March 4, 2022, the 40-acre property now known as Restoration Ranch Colorado was purchased. With the help of volunteers from Lakewood PD, JeffCom911, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and West Metro Fire here’s what’s been accomplished in just 365 days:...

Don’t Call Me a Hero

Don’t Call Me a Hero

Our society loves heroes. We have an insatiable appetite for superhero movies. “The hero’s journey” is used as a metaphor to make sense of our lives. When a first responder performs an act of bravery, we love to call them heroes. Please don’t. Why? Calling someone a...