• ALACAZEM 2015.04.30

    2 days ago.

    April 23 to 30, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: Saturn         Evening: Mercury, Venus, Jupiter It’s off-season in the San Juans, and it’s actually one of the best kept, most precious, secret times of year to be here. Really? I drove to…

  • What Makes Great Friends Great?

    1 week ago.

    Writing for the Huff Post, life coach and self-described “sassy femmepreneur” Alexis Meads offers up “5 Things That Make Someone a Great Friend." As we get older, it can seem more difficult to really, deeply connect with others and create lasting…

  • A to Zs of Self- Acceptance

    1 week ago.

    I am now reading a wonderful book: “Mindsight,” by Dr. Daniel Siegel, an innovator in the integration of brain science with psychotherapy. “Mindsight” is his extraordinary guide to the practice of the same name, defined as the potent skill that is the basis for…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.04.23

    1 week ago.

    April 23 to 30, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn   Evening: Mercury, Venus, Jupiter The Taurus zodiac month lasts from approximately April 19th to May 20th of every year, but due to the fact that the time it takes the Earth…

  • A Few Recommended Books for Spring Reading

    2 weeks ago.

    Writing for the Huff Post, Maddie Crum and Claire Fallon of the Huff Post suggest “7 Brilliant Books You Should Read While YouAre Waiting for Spring to Actually Come." An epidemic of memory loss sweeps the nation, leaving survivors to…

  • Loving Don Draper, Why Some Do

    2 weeks ago.

    It could come down to an easy way to climb the social ladder – without taking a single step. Maddie Crum writes in the Huff Post about “The Real Reason Why You Love Don Draper, According to Science." What will become of…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.04.16

    2 weeks ago.

    April 16 to 23, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn         Evening: Venus, Jupiter A late degree Aries New Moon – which will always take place in the final week of the Aries zodiac month – is a good time to really…

  • Tim DeChristopher: Church & Climate Change

    2 weeks ago.

    Tim DeChristopher is a familiar name on campus. In fact he could be the poster boy for the Mountainfilm in Telluride. Not only does the man embody Mountainfilm’s motto, “Celebrating the Indomitable Spirit,” he is the exclamation point on the event’s driving…

  • SPRING SUNDAY: The Wishing Well—A Cautionary Tale

    3 weeks ago.

    “Don’t let him play so close to the edge!” I warned. “He’s fine,” said my husband. He gets frustrated by my helicopter parenting, the way I constantly hover too close, trying to protect the kids. “Okay,” I fumed. “But he’s…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.04.09

    3 weeks ago.

    April 9 to 16, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter It’s howling wind outside and Spring has sprung. I’ve been thinking about the world, and how much it seems to have changed since the Mayan Long Count…

  • Telluride Foundation: Upcoming ED Workshops

    3 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Foundation announces several great workshops and an ED Breakfast coming up in late April & May. RSVP if you haven’t already: 1) Great Strategic Planning for Mission Impact Part of the “Great Governance” series sponsored by Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days,…

  • Healthiest Foods You May Not Be Eating - Yet

    3 weeks ago.

    Writing for Details, Lisa Silva put together a short list of “The 7 Healthiest Foods You Aren’t Eating (Yet)." Let's rethink your grocery list. Sure, you gulp bone broth by the gallon and eat kale like there's no tomorrow—but the…

  • A Diet to Cut Alzheimer's Risk

    1 month ago.

    “Still Alice” just played at The Nugget. But even you if missed the movie, its premise was grist for the media mill: Julianne Moore is Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, having inherited the life-changing disease from…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.03.26

    1 month ago.

    March 26 to April 2, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Saturn  Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter I awoke in predawn darkness to a cloudless, starry sky. To the east, the first glow of morning backlit the jagged San Juan horizon. I stepped…

  • Great Yoga Poses for Everyday

    1 month ago.

    The complaint is epidemic: not enough time in a day for a consistent practice. But what if seven minutes is all you need to enhance your life with yoga? Telluride Yoga Festival regular Mark Whitwell created an app called “I Promise,”…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.03.19

    1 month ago.

    March 19 to March 26, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter The first day of Spring comes this year on a total solar eclipse “super Moon” day that also coincides with an intense 11-year solar sunspot cycle…