up bear creek
It’s mud season but it doesn’t mean things are slow. Thoughts on water, cannabis, a supposed war against the West End and drone strikes.
Fear of future gondola financing has led the town council members to bury their heads in the sand. It’s a shame.
A poem by Lito Tejada-Flores poem remembering Jim Davidson...
This week, Goodtimes writes of his recent visit to San Francisco: “I had the good fortune to come of age in the most vibrant city in America during its counter-cultural apex.”
A reader writes in, in defense of the Catholic Church.
Aaron Abeyta Named Western Slope Poet Laureate in Carbondale Festival
Colorado, Denver, the Pike’s Peak Region, San Miguel County – many regions and jurisdictions have begun honoring poets by naming them to the honorary position of poet laureate.
Thunder River Theatre’s Valerie Haugen has organized a poetry festival in Karen Chamberlain’s name, and elicited help from a lot of poets familiar to San Miguel County, including yours truly.
It’s funny. Spring comes early to Wright’s Mesa, even before the equinox. But it’s an ephemeral spring. Muddy for sure, but just as likely to turn snow white blizzard the next week, or day …
Goodtimes writes: “I continue to mull the surprising information from Michael Martelon that our summer tourism market now exceeds our winter ski season. That’s a significant change.”
Wes Perrin, who deserves a big thank you from this entire region of Southwestern Colorado, is truly one of our alternative energy pioneers in Colorado.
Reading the Dove Creek Press...
In these days of budget woes, SMARTS Park ‘an essential public service’
Goodtimes will relinquish his title of Poet Laureate of the Western Slope when a new Laureate is named at the Karen Chamberlain Poetry Festival in Carbondale.
I’m delighted to take a poetry tour with my friend and rising national poetry star from Grand Junction, Wendy Videlock.
Getting conscious of my energy use and working to reduce it, I’ve been able in three years to cut my energy guzzling by more than half. Imagine the carbon footprint savings we’d have if everyone in...
‘Dancing on the Brink of the World’
I’m marrying the Christian end-numbers to a rounded-off precessional cycle of 26,000 years in crafting a new Goodtimes Calendar (GC) … Voila! Thus, my new year, 26013 (GC)
Remember that Telluride Institute’s Ideas Festival – Reinventing Politics? Art Goodtimes does.
Out with Generation X and in with Generation Responsible.