Victoria Lise The Hills Are Alive

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 world unimaginable but very real. And although I’ve seen some of these things firsthand, I’ve not experienced them as an everyday reality. ¬†Often I wonder how to talk about these things, how to make them a part of the conversation but feel I don’t know…

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 Everything There Is A Season (Turn, Turn, Turn) This is the first fall season (in the last 4 years I’ve lived here) that I have felt myself resisting the change of seasons. Normally, I embrace the passing of warmth and look forward to negative temps…