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Meditations From Mt. Axtell| A Sunset Special

Life is full of it Full of so many things, feelings, ideals, judgements. A whirlwind of an experience made up of both the wonderful and devastating. My life in particular is incredibly wonderful, not without challenge, but privileged, blessed. Outside of my immediate realm though exists natural disasters, violence, war, greed, malice, hunger, racism, a…

The First Of Fall Crested Butte, CO

Fall has charmingly made its way into the Gunnison valley. Groves of golden Aspens, tall whimsical grasses, mountain backdrops, and the wide spectrum of color all compliment the deep green pines. While we don't see the same color scheme as the east coast or Michigan, colorful Colorado is a treasure all of its own. To…

Living Journey’s Summit Hike Crested Butte, Colorado

July of each year a peak hike is organized by Living Journey's, a financially and emotionally supportive organization aiding families faced with cancer in our valley.  The summit hike is a fundraiser in which participants raise donations beforehand and hike Mt. Crested Butte as not only a celebration but as an honoring of those whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Monday Motivation: Hiking Mountains at 55+

"You can do it!', "I'm so proud of you!" I found myself saying over and over again as my mom, a sea-level native, took a step toward the summit of Cinnamon Mountain. My mom visited Colorado for the couple of weeks surrounding our wedding date. She had visited many times before but this time she had…

The Kind Of People You Meet While Walking Down The Street

The kind of people you meet while walking down the street is a series I'll be hosting weekly on ordinary encounters with extraordinary people. These folks may be often or rather easily overlooked in todays bustling society, or perhaps always overlooked. They each graced me with their unique yet immeasurable magic and good-natured stories. Zak…