view to the west
In which the author reminisces about Christmas trees past.
In which the author asks: are borders for keeping them out or keeping us in?
New ski shape regulations have some World Cup racers believing the FIS is trying to turn back the clock.
In which The Squirrel comes to signify the police state in America circa 1970. Hello, Occupy Movement.
A Thanksgiving tale involving a beach, a bit of hashish, and The Squirrel.
In which the author refuses to let go of his vinyl.
Alzheimer’s strikes a friend, and the decline comes on suddenly.
Has Halloween, or indeed society in general, veered beyond what is psychically healthy?
In which a visit to Campobello Island leads to revelations about First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Surfing seems like s strange sport to be bound up in style, but it is.
Vince Konty’s Centennial Ranch hosted an “open ranch” weekend as a fundraiser for the Ouray County Historical Society.
Once again Ski magazine’s Buyers Guide strains the definition of “new.”
The Ouray-to-Telluride race over Imogene Pass inspired thoughts about Born to Run , Christopher McDougall’s bestseller on the evolution of Running Man.
What if you were stuck in a gondola with George W. Bush? What would you say to him?
In which the author confronts the mystery of golf balls in the middle of nowhere.
We wouldn’t know what to add to our Netflix queue without the help of the Telluride Film Festival.
What is this madness that compels human beings to explore?
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.
Norway, post act of terror, will be very much like Norway, pre act of terror.
For some reason the Tour de France bicycle race triggers mid-summer skiing fantasies in the author.