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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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Oprah comes to town

“Oprah is the special guest this evening!” enthused Linda as we huffed from the Telluride’s Palm Theater to toward town after our morning movie. I mentally started to rejigger my schedule. In addition to moving films like Tigerland, about saving … Continue reading

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It’s been a year since I was last here, 35 years since I was first here, nearly five years ago that we sold our house. I wasn’t thinking about that, though, as I did the drive from Grand Junction to … Continue reading

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Bear Dines and Dashes

“People think we don’t have any chain stores here, but we already kinda did,” said Dan Jansen, mayor of Mountain Village, a tiny ski community a gondola ride up from Telluride Colorado. “We had a Shell gas station and a … Continue reading

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