• The Short Version: Federal Rules on Marijuana

    3 days ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo addressed the subject of labor unions and asked: Should companies be…

  • Kristof: Why 2017 Was Best Year in Human History

    3 days ago.

    Reading the title of one of his latest Sunday Op Ed piece for The New York Times, you might be tempted to call him a cockeyed optimist, but renowned journalist-author Nicholas Kristof is a just a truth-teller. Read his "Why…

  • A Reader's Guide to Memory Gain

    4 days ago.

    Don't remember if we ever published a blog about toning our memory muscle. In the following story for The New York Times Henry Alford talks about which techniques for empowering the power of recall work. And which don't. Here in…

  • 10 Ways To Be Better Environmental Steward in 2018

    1 week ago.

    If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to take action where you can to make a difference, writing for EcoWatch, Cassie Kelly outlines "10 Ways to Be a better Environmental Steward in 2018." Protecting the natural environment may seem…

  • Irvine on Bears Ears National Monument

    1 week ago.

    Regional Telluride local Amy Irvine is a sixth-generation Utahn, author of “Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land," and a recipient of the Orion Book Award and the Ellen Meloy Desert Writers’ Award. Amy is also founder of Telluride's…

  • Telluride Real Estate News: Happy New Year + 2018 Tax Code

    1 week ago.

    In his regular column, (narratives and video), Telluride Real Estate News, Robert Stenhammer leverages his extensive knowledge of market factors (global, national, and regional) and the Telluride lifestyle to bring readers fresh, informative – and insider – real estate news to use today. "Happy New…

  • Biggest Conservation Wins of 2017

    2 weeks ago.

    Here's some good news about climate change for a change – and more. This story from the World Wildlife Fund details "The Biggest Conservation Wins of 2017." It’s been a big year for conservation. Together we assured the world that…

  • Happier, Safer, Healthier & Smarter in 2018

    2 weeks ago.

    In the final newsletter of 2017, the New York Times' Smarter Living editor Tim Herrera offers advice on "How to Be Happier, Safer, Healthier and Smarter in 2018." To welcome in 2018, here is some our best advice from this…

  • Think Before You Take 23andMe Test

    3 weeks ago.

    Ask yourself if you really want to know all that you can know – which is not everything, just looks that way – before you submit to the new black dress of the medical world: genetic testing. Genetic testing was…

  • TIO NZ: A Visual Wrap-up

    3 weeks ago.

    We've been home from our month in New Zealand for two weeks. The late fall buff landscape that greeted us on our return has finally been replaced by a coat of white, and I can now take the time to…

  • TEF: Cuddy on "Presence," The Palm, 12/28

    3 weeks ago.

    Harvard social psychologist, bestselling author, and brain injury survivor Dr. Amy Cuddy will speak (for one hour) at Telluride's Palm Theatre on December 28, 5:30 p.m. Cuddy's TED Talk is the second-most watched in TED’s history, with more than 44 million views. All proceeds…

  • Poets' Corner: Feela on Star Power, Xmas Star & Beyond

    3 weeks ago.

    The Star of Bethlehem – often just called the Christmas Star – is a major symbol  of the holiday season throughout the world. Picture the silhouettes of three regal men on camels. They are gazing across gently rolling hills or…

  • The Short Version: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo Abram explored the hot button issue of net neutrality. This week she…

  • TIO NZ: Flying To Milford Sound

    1 month ago.

    I’ve known a long time that Milford Sound was itself a reason to visit New Zealand. We were going to be close, but I didn’t see that there was enough time to work that in to our busy schedule –…

  • TIO NZ: Tekapo & Points South

    1 month ago.

    Our planned departure out of Christchurch to Lake Tekapo got delayed until the beginning of Christchurch rush hour, so it was a bit late when we reached our lodging. Late enough that our host-owner Steve Hunter, at the rustic but very…

  • The Short Version: Net Neutrality

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Recently Cleo Abram explored the tax cuts proposed by Republicans and the implications they…