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don’t fall on your face || Telluride

Siblings always have the best advice. Elise: “Fall on your butt, not your face.” Wise, don’t you think? Wise beyond her (almost) 18 years. This is the kind of advice you can use 365 days a year. But it’s particularly poignant when faced with throwing yourself down an icy mountain while strapped to a board. […]

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once in a blue moon || colorado fourteeners

Early Saturday morning, really early Saturday morning, pre-sunrise Saturday morning, we were driving west into the mountains. The blue moon was slowly setting in front of us. The travel coffee mug I clung to as though it contained the elixir of life itself (which, let’s face it, it pretty much did) warmed my fingers. We […]

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Telling stories in the West || The Colorado Campaign

My apologies for getting this post up later than usual tonight. It’s been a busy day of eye-doctoring and friend-meeting and fish-eating and time-having. Today’s Colorado Campaign comes to you from Daniel Petty. Social media editor at the Denver Post by day (and often night), reporter and photographer…also by day (and often…night – I’m bad […]

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Climb Ev’ry Mountain || The Colorado Campaign

Today’s Colorado Campaign submission comes to you from a good friend, Monica Witzig. Her words speak for themselves, so without further ado… **** Colorado: Climb Ev’ry Mountain Readers, if you don’t get the reference—or do and want to sing along: http://youtu.be/EoCPuhhE6dw That’s my mother’s favorite song from The Sound of Music—and what she always saw […]