After numerous people have listed a fitness center as one of their top priorities for a new business in Eads, Saturday, July 29th will be the day they see that wish granted when Demitasse Gym finally opens its doors. And, man, is it going to be something.
“Three thousand square feet is a good size to work with,” states Chelsea Davis, one of the partners of Demitasse Gym. “And the layout of the building is perfect for what we want to do.”
So, hold on to your hats, folks, because what they’ve created in that space is probably more than anyone hoped for or expected.
Ask any hearty soul who has taken on the daunting task of either remodeling or building a custom home about their experiences, and your question will be met with one of two responses: either the next few hours will be filled with tales of horror, disappointment, poor choices and cost overrun, or the person will simply flash a smile of supreme satisfaction and, without another word, grab you by the sleeve and let the work speak for itself.
About two and a half years ago, Barb Scranton broke her cell phone, which she used in just about every aspect of her life. “It was the biggest hassle in the world,” she says. “I took it to someone to get it repaired, and that person broke it two more times.” She said she wanted to do something so other people didn’t have to have the same experience. On their third trip back from Pueblo, her husband, Jeff, said, “You know, I could do that. I could fix that cell phone.” Barb describes Jeff as being “very mechanically inclined and able to fix just about anything”.
Occasionally, in the day-to-day course of meeting people, a person will come across someone who just seems to be on the right path. It looks different on different people, yet, at the same time, there’s a commonality present. Maybe it’s the joy in their voice or a certainty of purpose that many of us lack. But, whatever it is, it can emanate from a person with the same steady glow as a flame sends out its light.