• Snow Sunday: When Skier Girls Get A Bikini Wax

    21 hours ago.

    When you live in a ski town, the amount of time your inner thighs spend bare and exposed to sun is almost zero. ALMOST zero. Occasionally you spend an off-season or a week on a surf trip to the beach,…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.26

    2 days ago.

    February 26 to March 5, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Saturn  Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter The last days of February and the waxing week of the Virgo-Pisces full Moon emanate themes of holistic health and universal healing – individually and collectively,…

  • Telluride Foundation: Upcoming Nonprofit Workshops

    5 days ago.

    Most nonprofits depend on successful fundraising and a lot can be learned from a local expert successfully working in the field. Due to the importance of fundraising to local nonprofits’ growth and vitality, the Telluride Foundation is hosting a free,…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.19

    1 week ago.

    February 19 to 26, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Mercury, Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter Venus and Mars are all right tonight… Here we are, entering the Pisces zodiac month, embarking upon Chinese Lunar New Year 4713 of the Goat (which…

  • Snow Sunday: The 8-Step Drought Cycle

    2 weeks ago.

    When it doesn’t snow for an elongated period in Telluride, there is an established and predictable set of emotional stages, not much different than the five stages of bereavement, that the local ski bum must endure. Although these stages have…

  • Things Anyone Who Loves a Woman Should Know

    2 weeks ago.

    The Huff Post’s Alanna Vagianos posted this list of “21 Things Every Person Who Loves a Woman Should Know” in time for Valentine’s Day. Getting with the program would be a great gift. Knowing how to best show your love…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.12

    2 weeks ago.

    February 12 to 19, 2015 Visible planets: Morning: Mercury, Saturn  Evening: Venus, Mars, Jupiter   The waning Moon rises in pre-dawn darkness all week, its shape more slender with each passing night. The starry blue-black canopy of deep space shimmers…

  • Healthiest Diet for Your Dog

    2 weeks ago.

    Telluride is obsessed with its pets. Our four-legged friends are treated like members of the family. And Second Chance Humane Society, a no-kill shelter based in Ridgway, gets major support through this community at its Thrift Shop and then some.…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.02.05

    3 weeks ago.

    February 5 to 12, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars The last week of Mercury retrograde is upon us and I can already feel the ruminating energy of directional planetary change. The snow has melted down here…

  • Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

    3 weeks ago.

    What if someone told you being likeable is not just a lucky accident of great DNA? We are not necessarily hardwired for popularity. Dr. Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and president of TalentSmart, claims like-ability matter of emotional intelligence. Read on for…

  • Healthier Because You Are A Sports Fan? (Yes!)

    4 weeks ago.

    In 2012, bestselling author, National Geographic Fellow (and hottie) Dan Buettner spoke at Mountainfilm in Telluride. His subject, the blissful “Blue Zones”: places where cultures live longest and happiest, two separate universes, but with distinct overlaps. One common thread: being part…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.01.29

    4 weeks ago.

    January 29 to February 5, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn  Evening: Venus, Mars Revive, revitalize, recover, recuperate, rejuvenate, regenerate, refresh, recharge, replenish, reactivate, redesign, redefine, reassess, reorganize, research, remember, return… Periods of Mercury retrograde are actually some of my…

  • Great Recipes to Jumpstart your Day

    4 weeks ago.

    If you are reading this post in the morning, a cuppa and doughnut at your fingertips, you may want to check out this blog by Cole Mellino that appeared in EcoWatch. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal…

  • Advice on Living Well from Elders

    1 month ago.

    Perhaps instead of ignoring our elders or pushing them into a corner (or worse, nursing homes), we should put them on soapboxes. Found this article by Nico Pitney in the Huffington Post offering wisdom from our elders enlightening, often surprising and…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.01.22

    1 month ago.

    January 22 to 29, 2015   Visible planets: Morning: Jupiter, Saturn   Evening: Venus, Mars The January 20th New Moon took place at 0° Aquarius - the earliest possible degree – as the Sun and Moon aligned in symmetry to cross the…

  • Meditation & Your Brain: Changing Your Mind for the Better

    1 month ago.

    More compelling reasons to meditate by Leigh Weingus in the Huffington Post. Which should give you more compelling reasons to attend the 8th annual Telluride Yoga Festival, which is offering over 100 classes, including meditation. If you're one of those people…