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My first time into Telluride I was coming in from the East. The summer was hot and dry; the Colorado backcountry better suited to rattlesnakes than trout water. I had been camping up the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, some … Continue reading
Building permits required. Archuleta-LaPlata county line, US Highway 160 east of Bayfield, Colorado. .
Stetson Adkisson and Cia Cherryholmes—Songs of the Fall—have a new Americana album out, called Confessions. After an initial singer-songwriter release as Stetson & Cia, they recorded a self-titled album in 2012. So this may be a sophomore effort, or it … Continue reading
2016 was a year for the books. I read a lot more this year, and listened to a lot of good music, so that’s a good thing. On the other hand, as demographics and biology would decree, our Greatest Generation … Continue reading
Preparing for Demographic Change in Rural America Reprinted from the Small Town & Rural Planning newsletter, Fall 2016. The other night, Planning Commission was looking at demographics in our rural county of about 12,000, with a touch of skepticism. Archuleta … Continue reading
Treasure Falls, below Wolf Creek Pass on US Hwy 160, Pagosa Springs, Colorado. April 2016.
2015 was 150 years from the end of the Civil War, and 1 more year that I changed jobs and moved, this time back to the Centennial State of Colorado. I started out continuing the daily journal of my ancestor Pvt. … Continue reading
“Without this class, school would suck.” The relevance of public education to learning was lost to many of us, and it certainly seems this spirit is alive and well yet today. The Americana Project is the class that doesn’t suck. Six … Continue reading
My old Front Range friends from Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams came over the mountain to play a couple shows at Durango and Cortez, Colorado, and then down to Taos, New Mexico this weekend. The good fellows at KSUT Four Corners … Continue reading