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Author | Blog | December 20, 2015

Derived from the Greek word, Geoides, which means “earthlike”, geodes look like nothing more than round rocks. Yet, within these rocks are hollow cavities filled with crystals or mineral matter that are used to make exquisite jewelry and sculpture. Geodes begin as bubbles in hot volcanic rock in which, over time, crystals form as water […]

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In Medieval days, when kitchen hearths were placed in the center of the home, the inhabitants – even the livestock – huddled around during deepening winters for warmth and light while women cooked over open fires. Today’s kitchens have come full circle. Although cooks no longer slave over open flames in smoke-filled rooms, and the […]

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Author | Blog | December 19, 2015

I’ve had a love affair with this valley since the first time I visited in the late 70s. It was during the winter and I couldn’t get over the beauty. It made my soul sing. Winters, for me, begin in mid-October when the leaves have almost disappeared and the temperature dips a few degrees each […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Featured Stories , Features , Wedding | December 8, 2015

Many people might be surprised to see a bride – veil flowing, bouquet in hand, bridegroom in his tuxedo at her side – skiing down a mountain in the middle of winter. But in Colorado, it’s commonplace. Perhaps it’s the memories of vacationing here with the family or having met the ideal mate on a […]

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Red Tail Finish, Beaver Creek

The world’s best skier met at Beaver Creek Resort for the only United States tour stop. Hundreds of fans packed the Red Tail Stadium to watch the Men’s Downhill, Men’s Super-G and Men’s Giant Slalom Races. Ted Ligety, a crowd favorite in the GS unfortunately caught an edge and did not finish. Austrian Marcel Hirscher speedily […]

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ken | Blog , Events , Vail | November 12, 2015

The great thing about living in a ski town is you get to meet amazing athletes face to face. This day was one of those with Lindsey Vonn at Kidsport in Vail. Kidsport hosted skiing great and Vail local, Lyndsey Vonn on Wednesday evening. Only 9 months after the 2015 Championships at Beaver Creek and […]

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Heather Hower | Activities , Vail , Wedding | September 11, 2015

July used to be the hottest month to get married (pun intended). But now more and more brides – and presumably their grooms – are saying their ‘I do’s’ in October. The golden leaves lighting the hillside on fire adds to the glory of the day. Slifer Designs offers a bounty of special gifts for […]

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ken | Blog , Events | August 12, 2015

Who is Super Diamond you ask? Only one of the best Neil Diamond cover bands to sing Sweet Caroline. Super Diamond is playing Tuesday, August 11, 2015 for free at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Colorado. Yes, I said free show. It is part of the Hot Summer Nights. What is Hot Summer […]

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boy-cowboy
ken | Blog , Events | July 28, 2015

The Eagle County Rodeo never disappoints and this year was no different. We pulled into the Eagle County Fairgrounds and the rides were spinning with plenty of children laughing and screaming with every turn.   We checked out the rides and games and then made our way over to the rodeo. We stopped by the […]

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ken | Blog , Vail | July 18, 2015

It’s been along time since I have been on the top of Vail Mountain in the summer. And this time it was with my family. My wife and our three boys were excited about our latest adventure. It was another perfect Colorado afternoon. Just the right temperature with blue skies and a few white puffy […]

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