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Christmas Tree of Life
by Peter Shelton
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author reminisces about Christmas trees past.
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Send Lawyers, Guns and Money
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author asks: are borders for keeping them out or keeping us in?
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Turning Back the Skiing Clock
by Peter Shelton
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
New ski shape regulations have some World Cup racers believing the FIS is trying to turn back the clock.
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Part 2: The Squirrel
by Peter Shelton
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In which The Squirrel comes to signify the police state in America circa 1970. Hello, Occupy Movement.
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Smokey and the Hash Pipe
by Peter Shelton
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Thanksgiving tale involving a beach, a bit of hashish, and The Squirrel.
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Vinyl Is the Soundtrack of Life
by Peter Shelton
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author refuses to let go of his vinyl.
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Alzheimer’s: What Lies Inside
by Peter Shelton
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Alzheimer’s strikes a friend, and the decline comes on suddenly.
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What Really Scares Us
by Peter Shetlon
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Has Halloween, or indeed society in general, veered beyond what is psychically healthy?
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First Lady of the World
by Peter Shelton
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In which a visit to Campobello Island leads to revelations about First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Surfing Style Police
by Peter Shelton
Oct 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Surfing seems like s strange sport to be bound up in style, but it is.
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Solving the Hot Dog Problem
by Peter Shelton
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Vince Konty’s Centennial Ranch hosted an “open ranch” weekend as a fundraiser for the Ouray County Historical Society.
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Trend Report: Old Is New
by Peter Shelton
Sep 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Once again Ski magazine’s Buyers Guide strains the definition of “new.”
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Born to Run
by Peter Shelton
Sep 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray-to-Telluride race over Imogene Pass inspired thoughts about Born to Run , Christopher McDougall’s bestseller on the evolution of Running Man.
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Ten Years After
by Peter Shelton
Sep 08, 2011 | 12 12 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
What if you were stuck in a gondola with George W. Bush? What would you say to him?
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Raven Steals the Sun
by Peter Shelton
Sep 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author confronts the mystery of golf balls in the middle of nowhere.
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Netflix Would Be Nothing Without the TFF
by Peter Shelton
Aug 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We wouldn’t know what to add to our Netflix queue without the help of the Telluride Film Festival.
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A Kind of Madness
by Peter Shelton
Aug 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
What is this madness that compels human beings to explore?
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Bargain Basement On High Hills
by Peter Shelton
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Powderhorn ski area was auctioned to the highest bidder last week. The winner turned out to be former Vail Associates President Andy Daly, who paid $1.4 million for the Grand Mesa resort.
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Take That, Patriot Act!
by Peter Shelton
Aug 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Norway, post act of terror, will be very much like Norway, pre act of terror.
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Banking Toward the Valley
by Peter Shelton
Jul 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For some reason the Tour de France bicycle race triggers mid-summer skiing fantasies in the author.