As night fell over the green pastures of Colorado Springs, Colo., lights flickered off in scattered farmhouses. The summer welcomed warm evenings, and three sisters found adventure in sleeping under the Colorado stars. It was a summertime excursion, a taste of freedom as they stayed up as late as they could and slept in their regular clothes.
As the night grew darker and the air started to cool, Beverly Sparrowk was awake and excited by the fantasy of becoming a cowgirl. She knew an opportunity to taste the reality of that life was only across the property line.