Author Archives: Karen Ray

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Happy Mother’s Day

Dear Mama, Well, it’s been nearly five years now since we could talk in person….for the longest time I kept wanting to pick up the phone to talk to you. I’m lucky to be living in the ballet school, where … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me….sort of…

Everything was fine until my dogs got in on the celebration. Yesterday while Daddy was taking me out to lunch Greta and Marlowe jumped up on his kitchen table–the chairs were pushed in–and snagged a sealed half-pound box of See’s … Continue reading

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Running Hot and Cold

Snow on the ground in Telluride surprised me. Warm sun immediately afterward surprised me. During the  long wait to get in to hear Oprah I put my coat hood on my head not because I was cold, but to protect … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk

Although I only met him once, eight years ago, I recognized him right away. Derek Engebretsen is a math and science teacher in Telluride and before I came to town I zipped him an email. Here we are at the … Continue reading

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Oprah Gail Winfrey

“You become what you believe.” Sounds like it ought to be on a poster, doesn’t it? But nope, it’s Oprah live and in person talking to me. Well, me and 649 others, but it sure feels like she’s talking to … Continue reading

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