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UP BEAR CREEK
Mountainfilm Hosts Counter-cultural Legend, the Godfather of Psychedelics
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
“Get ready for a Telluride visit of one of the most legendary psychonauts of our time,” says Art Goodtime of the announcement that Dr. Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin will attend Telluride Mountainfilm.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE
Toward a More Perfect Ski Town
by Seth Cagin
Apr 25, 2010 | 38 38 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Some rough impressions from a recent ski adventure in Europe.
VIEW TO THE WEST
Change Oil, Change Consciousness
by Peter Shelton
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Changing the oil in your car on a spring day can be as close to being Zen as one can get.
SPORTS WATCH
Another Confusing and Dismal Game Led by NBA Refs
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Did anybody else see Monday’s Jazz-Nuggets game? One of the weirdest officiated games I have ever seen.
RAISING ELLE
The Various Methodologies of Potty Training, From Storybook to Real Life
by Martinique Davis
Apr 21, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Potty training has a multitude of methodologies, from bribing to just plain will.
UP BEAR CREEK
Reading About America’s Founding
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspired by the book 1776 by David McCullough, Art Goodtimes writes: ‘It’s easy to have preconceptions about what people were or weren’t, in the past, but it’s always sobering to find out exactly h...
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Where 60 Counts as a Youngster
by Peter Shelton
Apr 15, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The International Skiing History Association is in trouble. Where are all the 50- and 60-year-olds with an interest in skiing’s colorful past?
SPORTS WATCH
Sometimes Being Likeable Is Better Than Being Good
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Every athlete has a story and that story is why we like or dislike them. Tiger’s story isn’t worth repeating right now. Mickelson’s is.
RAISING ELLE
Practice What You Preach: Toddlers Don’t Know Gray Areas
by Martinique Davis
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
In the mind of a two-year-old, if you pick up your own trash, why wouldn’t you pick up others’? Even when it’s dog poop.
UP BEAR CREEK
Exploring What it Means to Be a Patriot in the 21st Century
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 10, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
‘While I’m not a believer that “patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels,” I do know that many good people have very conflicting definitions of patriotism,’ writes Art Goodtimes.
VIEW TO THE WEST
As Usual, Ski Area Closes Too Soon
by Peter Shelton
Apr 08, 2010 | 10 10 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s okay for the ski season to end, just not before its time.

local perspective

By Seth Cagin

raising elle

By Martinique Davis

up bear creek

By Art Goodtimes

sports watch

By Gus Jarvis

dispatches

By Rob Schultheis

view to the west

By Peter Shelton