Category Archives: Life Experiences

Sometimes strange things happen in life and you just have to share…

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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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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