Tag Archives: performing arts

Jackie and Me

I knew Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan (“Jackie”) through the last five years of her life. Her last husband, Ronnie Lee Morgan(http://ronmorgan.net), was a client of mine in my law practice. As it turned out, I spent a good deal of time with Jackie, either playing golf or executing plans and...

Jackie and Ronnie Lee Morgan

One year and one day after A.N. Spencer’s (“A.N.”) death, Jackie Bancroft Spencer (“Jackie”) married Ronnie Lee Morgan (“Ron”), a fifty-year old gay interior decorator. Jackie was 72, a wealthy “Wall Street Journal” heiress. The wedding was small and private and held at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Springs. I was there...

Ruidoso, New Mexico

Nestled in the Sacramento mountains and at the foot of Sierra Blanca rests the mountain village, Ruidoso. Today, it is a thriving sports and cultural center. I remember when it was a small one or two street village sitting on a creek with a trout hatchery. In 1962, I laid...

Jackie and Dressage

As a young girl, Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan (“Jackie”) was always taller than the girls and boys her age. She was big-boned but not fat. She was taught grace and etiquette but flowing dance moves were beyond her. She longed to be able to move like a ballerina or to...

Chihuly Glass

Dale Chihuly is a world renowned blown glass artist. His work is included in more than 200 museum collections. It is so vibrant, you know it when you see it. When Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan completed the Spencer Theater for the performing arts in the mountains of Ruidoso, New Mexico,...