• ALACAZEM 2015.06.25

    6 days ago.

    June 25 to July 2, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Mercury Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn If you haven’t noticed the celestial event happening in the western twilight sky for the entire month of June, perhaps it’s time to take a look.…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.06.18

    1 week ago.

    June 18 to 25, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: Mercury  Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn It’s Summer Solstice and Bluegrass in Telluride. How often these two stellar events coincide with each other. And rightly so. The Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a premier…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.06.11

    2 weeks ago.

    June 11 to 18, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Mercury  Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn Here we are, the middle of June, with summer solstice rapidly approaching. Yesterday it rained cats and dogs, water everywhere. A little natural-flow pond appeared in our…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.06.04

    3 weeks ago.

    June 4 to 11, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Mercury  Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn It’s pouring rain and I’m thinking about the Chamber Day Celebration planned for today in Norwood. There’s a free pancake breakfast, a community yard sale and a…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.05.21

    1 month ago.

    May 21 to 28, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: none   Evening: Venus, Jupiter Already I see the fallout of a late-degree Taurus New Moon [May 17th @ 10:13pm MDT], followed quickly by the station retrograde of Mercury in mid-degree Gemini [May…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.05.14

    1 month ago.

    May 14 to 21, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: Saturn   Evening: Mercury, Venus, Jupiter This week we are graced with the advent of a May 17th late degree Taurus New Moon, followed the next day by a Mercury station retrograde in…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.05.07

    1 month ago.

    May 7 to 14, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Saturn         Evening: Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Here in the San Juans, the green, green grass of Taurus is often covered with snow. Moisture comes in a variety of guises, but its purpose remains…

  • Warren Buffet: 10 Great Quotes

    1 month ago.

    Writer/editor William Green posted the following on LinkedIn Pulse. William's new book,”The Great Minds of Investing,” is scheduled to be published later this month. I’ve covered business for more than 20 years, writing articles for Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg, Money, Fast…

  • What Makes Great Friends Great?

    2 months 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

    2 months 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

    2 months 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…

  • Deepak, Litmus Test for Meditating Correctly

    2 months ago.

    Stress free, reduces aging, increases attention span, helps you feel more connected, improves metabolic function and helps weight loss. Those are just a few of the much vaunted benies of mediation. But instead of making you feel good about your new practice,…

  • Loving Don Draper, Why Some Do

    2 months 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 months 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 months 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…

  • Meditation: Doing It Without Realizing It

    2 months ago.

    For the post several weeks, I have been spending time, about 20 minutes a day, with Oprah and Deepak, following the latest in their series of guided meditation practices - and loving it. Meditation quiets the noise in my head, calms…