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The Zen Stick
by Peter Shelton
May 20, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Footsie was listening when Peter Shelton boasted about his faithful Saab. Two break downs later, he has learned his lesson.
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Oh, Baby
by Peter Shelton
May 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Grandchild number two ‘holds court at just a few hours old.’
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A Visit to the Denver Art Museum
by Peter Shelton
Apr 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking in a “DAM” good show at Denver’s Art Museum.
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Change Oil, Change Consciousness
by Peter Shelton
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Changing the oil in your car on a spring day can be as close to being Zen as one can get.
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Where 60 Counts as a Youngster
by Peter Shelton
Apr 15, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The International Skiing History Association is in trouble. Where are all the 50- and 60-year-olds with an interest in skiing’s colorful past?
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As Usual, Ski Area Closes Too Soon
by Peter Shelton
Apr 08, 2010 | 10 10 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s okay for the ski season to end, just not before its time.
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Message From a Secure Location
by Peter Shelton
Apr 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Preparing for the end time. Battling to keep the testimony of Jesus Christ alive. (April Fools!)
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Let the Conservative Freakout Begin
by Peter Shelton
Mar 26, 2010 | 8 8 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Not just the inefficient, barely moral ways health care gets paid for in this country need to reformed, but also the way we take our brightest and most dedicated and make them pay (and pay) to beco...
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On The Brink
by Peter Shelton
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
An homage to Peter Brinkman, charismatic ski school leader who died young, at 74.
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The Oscar and The Killer Whale
by Peter Shelton
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Oscar and The Killer Whale
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Wake-Up Call
by Peter Shelton
Mar 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Early-morning visitors shake up the routine, but when everything settles down, coffee is made (and the miscreants are caught), several favorite movies have been revisited
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The Geezers Club
by Peter Shelton
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Two nervous cats with new knees, new hips and a favorite mountain.
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Jimmie Heuga, Little Big Man
by Peter Shelton
Feb 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Winter Olympics spark memories of Jimmie Heuga, who brought home the bronze from Innsbruck in 1964. His memorial is today.
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Salinger Letter Surfaces in Ouray
by Peter Shelton
Feb 11, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Ouray Public Library director Mary Ann Dismant shares her personal letter from famously reclusive author J.D. Salinger.
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Groovy Vancouver Will Not Be Immune
by Peter Shelton
Feb 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Facing history and weather, the odds are stacking up against Vancouver.
Max Dercum, Lucky Man
by Peter Shelton
Jan 28, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
There are many who have his dream but there aren’t many who can say the dream came true like Max Dercum can.
The Myth of Certainty
by Peter Shelton
Jan 20, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Now fresh snow is coming with its ability to make the world new.’
Shaken But Not Stirred
by Peter Shelton
Jan 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A skier-triggered avalanche in above Ophir reminds Helitrax that history repeats itself, causing ‘the same sense of awe and surprise.’
Get Your Axe in Gear
by Peter Shelton
Jan 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Once sleepy wintertime Ouray does a star turn this weekend featuring its world-renowned Ice Park.
You Say You Want a Resolution?
by Peter Shelton
Dec 31, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
New Year’s 0-10: I will be nice to the cat, and other steps on the path to serenity.