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Living with wildlife

It is the time of the year when the bears really need to eat a lot of calories in preparation for winter hibernation. Last night my dog alerted us to the presence of a bear nearby… this morning I saw … Continue reading

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First snow in Basalt

Although there has been snow in Aspen we just received our first snowfall of the season in Basalt! It was so beautiful watching the lovely big fluffy snowflakes drifting down against the golden fall leaves to the green grass. I  … Continue reading

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Music in the Park

Basalt is positively vibrant this summer thanks to the work of the Basalt Chamber. The music in the Park lineup is in full swing and just moved from the Triangle Park part of the season to the Lions Park in … Continue reading

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Carbondale Mountain Fair

Arguably the defining event of the summer; this year did not disappoint with amazing vendors and incredible music. Here are two photos of the Saturday night fire dancers.

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Outdoor Movies in Basalt

What a great new community event! The Basalt Chamber has lined up summer movies in the Park every second Saturday. This Saturday kicked off the series with the Princess Bride. Lots of people enjoyed the movie and the community gathering … Continue reading

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July 4th in Aspen

July 4th is always so much fun in Aspen. We volunteered to help with the annual Aspen Valley Ski Club barbeque fundraiser in Koch Park – what a great view of Aspen Mountain!

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Traveling….

One of the best things about living in Aspen is that we have a great little airport. Although small it is our gateway to the wider world. I have been neglecting this blog as since winter I have been traveling! … Continue reading

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West Snowmass Creek Trail

FINALLY I started my long-standing quest to hike West Snowmass Creek Trail. This trail links Snowmass Lake trail and Capitol Lake trail, so I see the trail signs every time I hike those trails and have long wanted to do … Continue reading

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Crested Butte 2015

The rain all May had me thinking that this would be the best wildflower year EVER! So I really wanted to do the Crested Butte hike around the beginning of August but couldn’t make it until yesterday…… turned out to … Continue reading

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Eagle – Thomasville road

Past Thomasville, which is at the far end of Ruedi Reservoir, about 25 pretty miles from Basalt, there is a sign that says the road goes to Eagle. Once, from Eagle, I went to Sylvan Lake and all my instincts … Continue reading

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