Brenda Garber Taylor

Profile Updated: December 15, 2017
Residing In: Boulder, CO USA
Spouse/Partner: Bob
Homepage: View Website
Occupation: Self employed professional photographer and house manager at the Dairy Art Center in Boulder
Children: Katie born 1986, BA in Communications from University of Northern Colorado, married in 2015. Katie left More…Boulder Community Health and is pursuing a health coach license. She also has a side photography business and her DoTerra essential oils business. Katie and her husband are starting to expand their family. They'll have their first child this spring!

Jarrett born 1989, BA in sociology and American Ethnic Studies from Kansas State. Is now a "struggling actor" lives in LA. He's been in a lot of Walking Dead shows, an extra in lots of movies (Divergent, 90 Minutes in Heaven, The Chipmunks, Neighbors 2...) , he models and has done commercials etc. We'll see where he lands, but right now he (and his very serious actress girlfriend) are enjoying the ride!

After getting my B.A. in Dramatic Arts from Mary Washington College , I met my husband (a graduate from Hampton Sydney) and we were married outside in a little wooden gazebo in Maymount Park in Richmond, Va. We went to Steamboat Springs, CO. for our honeymoon and feel in love with the Colorado mountains. A year and half later we decided to move whether we had a job or not. Fortunately, Bob was hired by the City of Boulder Fire Dept....we had 2 weeks notice to pick up and move!. So had a big yard sale, each drove a truck or Blazer and caravanned across country, each pulling a U Haul trailer. It was very exciting!. And we've been in Boulder ever since.

For the next 10 years we skied, hiked, camped, back packed, canoed. I became a wedding/portrait photographer for a big local photographer and in 1982 I went on my own. Almost 40 years later, I still photograph professionally and, in addition to portraits, I have started a greeting card collection. You can see what I do on my Brenda Taylor Photography Facebook page. I used to direct theatre for Boulder County middle schools (for about 14 years) and taught drama and musical theatre. I retired from that and now really enjoy focusing on my photography!

I still take several dance classes. Been tap dancing since I turned 40 (yeah that's do the math!) and usually have a few smaller performances a year. I got into a women's jazz dance group called "One Big Yes Productions" (previously "40 Women Over 40"). We do a big show about every other year at Boulder's Dairy Center for the Arts -it's pretty cool. You can check out the website at It shows some of what we've done and includes videos, head shots, etc.

October 23, 2016 was our 40th wedding anniversary. We celebrated with a trip to San Francisco, by way of Yosemite National Park, and then drove up the coast through wine country and beyond. My favorite spot was Mendocino! I definitely want to go back and go farther north next time! Looking forward to using that lifetime National Parks pass in the future!

Bob and I will be first time grandparents to a little girl this March! Very exciting!

School Story:

Bon fires before the football games...wearing a JV cheerleader uniform that was from the 50s and weighed a ton...going to a cellophane factory to make pom poms.

One prom at the Armory with the theme: "Satan's Paradise"! How awful! Ha!
Ms. Smithwick and choir class.
Drinking out of a painted gold high heel after a musical...."My Fair Lady"??? Or Carousel???
Playing the bitchie, impatient woman in "Twelve Angry Men".
Skipping Sunday School to go to the Cockes' Pharmacy to get a Cherry Coke and read the funny papers.

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Happy birthday, Brenda! I hope we'll see you at the reunion this summer!

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Have an awesome birthday Brenda!

Feb 27, 2019 at 3:40 PM

Happy birthday, Twinkle-Toes!

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Hope you have a very happy birthday!

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Hope you have a great birthday celebration! Do something fun!

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Have a great birthday Brenda!

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Hope you have a spectacular birthday!

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Feb 27, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Happy Birthday, Twinkle-Toes! Numerically, you've caught up with me again!

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February 2010 Birthday Photos
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February 2010 Birthday Photos
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Bob and I at the Elton John/Billy Joel Concert on February 22, 2010
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My daughter Katie and i backstage during our last dance show. May 2012
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My family in Rocky Mountain National Park, July 2012