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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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What, exactly, is a holiday drink?

“It’s the REI used gear sale this morning,” read the text from Patrice, “would you like to join me? I can pick you up at 8.” Now I’d planned on doing a long walk this morning and the last thing … Continue reading

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The Hot New Breakfast Food…

When did oatmeal go gourmet? No idea, but do know I like it. The cheapskate in me appreciates the $1 steel cut oatmeal on Wednesdays at Jamba Juice. Berry, Cherry, Pecan is my favorite, but lots of toppings to chose … Continue reading

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No such thing as a free lunch….or a free $100

Last week Starbuck’s contacted me—me personally!—offering up $100 to sit in a 90 minute focus group. Giving it a quick think—66$ an hour for venting—I gave Shane at the Murray Hill Center a call. Mostly I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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