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One of the highlights of my tenure as a member of the Grassroots Community Network Board and a recovering government finance wonk is that every two years, I am invited to spend an hour or so recording Grassroots’ election show. This being an election year, Grassroots Executive Director John …

Man, I am high. High and dry. John Lennon was just sitting, watching the wheels go ‘round and ‘round, and I’m just sitting here listening to the wind whistle as smoke billows out of the forest, which is framed in my window.

One of the more imaginative features of the Superman comics in the 1960s was Bizarro World, a slapstick version of Orwell’s “1984” vision: war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength and so on.

Throughout the summer and fall, Aspen locals have seen plenty of evidence of people visiting or moving here from different parts of the country. There seems to be a noticeable increase in vehicles with out-of-state plates on the streets in downtown Aspen and in parking lots at trailheads aro…

Have you ever had a dream about skiing? Some people will boastfully say that they have dreams about skiing right around this time of year. If you are in the majority of those who probably don’t have ski dreams, these conversations can feel like dream shaming — they leave you disillusioned an…

I was walking in Crown Mountain Park recently. That early morning, an autumn chill was still in the air, and the sun had just started to warm up the earth. I had just finished one loop with my dog and placed him safely in the car, before two friends and I began take a second lap around the o…

With less than three eternal weeks left until this long, international nightmare is finally only about three to 51 months from maybe being over, it means that I have just two columns left to have fireside chats with the readers of the ADN. But let’s be honest, most of you have probably alrea…