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The Monastery of Pure Landscape
by Peter Shelton
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes the drive across the empty Great Basin can be more restful than the vacation at the far end.
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The Wrong Way to Denver
by Peter Shelton
Jul 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The natural gas industry is getting away with semantic deception in defining natural gas an “alternative” fuel.
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Good Grief, Part 3: Hoist Anchor
by Peter Shelton
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the Good Grief is rescued and the author learns to fear his father’s disappointment.
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Good Grief, Part 2: Mayday
by Peter Shelton
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author and his father drift closer to the rocks.
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Good Grief, Fathers Never Fail
by Peter Shelton
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author recalls a scary day at sea with his father.
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Time Travel: Crosscuts of the Day
by Peter Shelton
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
An out-of-the-blue email sparks memories of the author’s grandfather’s church.
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Mountainfilm Comes Into Its Own
by Peter Shelton
Jun 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountainfilm 2011 reached new heights, of both art and humanity.
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Fear of Falling
by Peter Shelton
May 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The author remembers a poignant Mountainfilm past.
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Tick Tock
by Peter Shelton
May 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s tick season. Not to scare anybody, but be very aware of the little buggers.
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Part Three: When Do We Find Out If We Passed?
by Peter Shelton
May 05, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In Part Three, the author learns of his military fate.
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Part Two: A Rude Shock in Boise
by Peter Shelton
Apr 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Part Two, in which the would-be draft evader receives a rude shock in Boise.
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A Tale of Two Draft Boards
by Peter Shelton
Apr 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author found himself in Sun Valley, Idaho, of all places, in order to escape the draft.
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It Happened in Sun Valley
by Peter Shelton
Apr 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Sun Valley, the original winter sports destination, celebrated its 75th anniversary this year.
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The Pleasures and Perils of Small-Town Life
by Peter Shelton
Apr 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up in small town Colorado.
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What Would Leonardo Think?
by Peter Shelton
Mar 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author scores a day on Leonardo da Vinci’s flying machine.
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As the Ski Racing World Turns
by Peter Shelton
Mar 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The World Cup season ended with a disappointing cancellation and a frustrated Lindsey Vonn.
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Great Movies You’ll Never See: Alamar
by Peter Shelton
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Alamar , a small film about a father and son in the Mexican Caribbean, shines like real life.
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DeChristopher Guilty of What Exactly?
by Peter Shelton
Mar 10, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Tim DeChristopher was found guilty in Salt Lake City last week. But guilty of what?
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Bring Your Grandbaby to Work
by Peter Shelton
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Lucky Grandpa Peter gets to share the office with daughter and grandson.
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Tears in the Snow
by Peter Shelton
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In which the author runs into British ski writer Arnie Wilson on Telluride’s slopes.