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Why Is Autumn Election Season?
by Peter Shelton
Oct 21, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s the season for storing up goods, whether it be pine nuts for the winter or elected officials for tough economic times.
Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?
by Peter Shelton
Oct 14, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Peter Shelton imagines life during the Second Great Depression.
Carpe Diem: Seize the Day
by Peter Shelton
Oct 07, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A new hip and an old friend help columnist Peter Shelton look ahead to many more seasons on the mountain.
Where the Wild Things Are
by Peter Shelton
Sep 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Living in the wilderness doesn’t mean taming it, just learning to coexist as peacefully as possible.
Canvassing Close to Home
by Peter Shelton
Sep 23, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Getting the word out is hard when one can barely get a word in.
You Can Call Me Gramps
by Peter Shelton
Sep 16, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Believe it or not, columnist Peter Shelton has something (one thing) in common with Sarah Palin.
News Flash: Sarah Palin to Sell Baby Pics
by Peter Shelton
Sep 08, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If Palin’s really the pitbull she claims to be, then the media should put her feet to the fire.
Noted Anniversaries
by Peter Shelton
Aug 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 34 years of wedded bliss for columnist Peter Shelton and his bride.
Telluride Film Festival and the Olympics: a Chinese Puzzle
by Peter Shelton
Aug 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Film Festival favorite Zhang Yimou played it safe while directing the Olympic Games opening spectacle.
Waking up Is Hard to Do
by Peter Shelton
Aug 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Surgery, anesthesia and dislocation.
A Turn of the Great Mandala
by Peter Shelton
Aug 04, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Peter Shelton contemplates life and all-too-frequent death.
Stuff White People Like
by Peter Shelton
Jul 08, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If we are all unique, how unique can we be?
Grand Junction is the G-Spot
by Peter Shelton
Jun 30, 2008 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The oil and gas industry is attempting to mislead Coloradans over new drilling regulations. Columnist Shelton sets the record straight.
Democrats Flirt With George Orwell
by Peter Shelton
Jun 23, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The U.S. Congress is using Orwellian fear-mongering to undermine basic freedoms.
Shifting Loyalties This Father’s Day
by Peter Shelton
Jun 18, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Go Beantown!
Into the Future With a Smile
by Peter Shelton
Jun 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
America’s annual defense budget tops $700 billion. Can Obama redefine America’s priorities?
Ophir to Telluride, Part Two: Going Down
by Peter Shelton
Jun 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The second part of a recollection of backcountry skiing between Ophir and Telluride.
Ophir to Telluride, Part One: The Climb |
by Peter Shelton
May 27, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Peter Shelton recounts a backcountry ski adventure from Ophir to Telluride.
Remembering Memorial Days | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
May 20, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Peter Shelton voices his support for the instatement of a revised draft.
Dead Man Walking in Ouray | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
May 12, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray School’s production of Dead Man Walking raises important social questions.