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Olympic Torch Diplomacy | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
May 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Shelton examines the likelihood that the Olympic games will serve to “civilize” China.
Melt-Out Spring Surprise | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Apr 28, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Things have been melting out here in Colona, emerging from under the big snows.
My Heart’s in the Highlands | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Apr 22, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
I didn’t plan it. The same six CDs have been in the car changer for weeks.
A Miracle in the Mail From Iraq | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Apr 15, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m sitting here doing my income taxes, working the deductions on my Schedule C.
A Very Short History of Skiing | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Apr 07, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
I fell skiing some tricky bumps on Aspen Mountain last week.
Gertrude Perotti Holds Forth
by Peter Shelton
Mar 31, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A short item in the paper said that Ridgway pioneer Gertrude Perotti would be “receiving well-wishers” at the True Grit Café at lunchtime on her birthday, March 17. She would be 92 years old. I sto...
Entropy Happens. . . or Not
by Peter Shelton
Mar 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ellen and I stopped for lunch in Aztec, N.M.,
Soap Opera in the Neighborhood
by By Peter Shelton
Mar 07, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The other day Cloe told us that it was OK to spread the word that she is pregnant. She’s a doctor, and for better or worse she knows all the things that can go wrong. In fact, when she first discov...
Oscar Gets a Jump Start in Telluride | View to The West
by Peter Shelton
Feb 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
My deadline for the Tuesday Watch is on Sunday. So, I will not be able to report on the winners at the Academy Awards tonight. That would be stupid anyway, since you will almost surely check out th...
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them | View to The West
by Peter Shelton
Feb 20, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Friday’s Watch ran an appropriate “Life On Earth” cartoon for the President’s Day holiday. A young George Washington, making a speech, gestures and says, “I cannot tell a lie.” While off to th...