• Casserole Recipes Worth Giving a Second Chance

    Yesterday

    Leaves are falling with the temperatures. Winter is around the corner. And winter means comfort food: meat loaf, chile, roasts, mac and cheese – and casseroles. Casseroles? Really? Aren’t they so 1950s? According to this article by Alison Speigel in HuffPost…

  • Pinhead: Intern Night

    1 week ago.

    Regional high school students, Pinhead Institute interns, share their life-changing internship experiences with the community, Thursday, October 16, Opera House.   Eight fabulous Pinhead Interns each present a short summary of their amazing summers. Sculpt screws to hold a control…

  • Local Food on Local Plates in Local Schools

    2 weeks ago.

    How do we get more of the food grown locally actually on local plates?   On Saturday, Oct. 11, the Colorado Farm to School Task Force hosts a stakeholder meeting and workshop in Norwood to gather information and share experiences in doing just…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    3 weeks ago.

    When I ride the Gondola into town, it’s only a matter of time before I’m identified as a “local." Usually, it happens by the second tower. Then, the inevitable two questions follow. “You live here? Do you know how lucky…

  • Telluride Library: Marijuana & You

    4 weeks ago.

    Is it surreal to you that the devil's lettuce can now be bought at a retail store in your town? Are you curious about the effects of marijuana on people and in the community? Alpine Wellness hosts a community forum in…

  • Fall Sunday: Backpacking With Kids in the Weminuche

    4 weeks ago.

    When you have kids, you give up a few things. Sleep. Money. Time. You accept the trade-off: deprivation for family. Andy and I were down with all of that. But one thing we weren’t okay with giving up was backpacking.…

  • The Memory of an Elephant: A Most Unusual Children’s Book

    4 weeks ago.

    From one of my very favorite bloggers, Maria Popova, of Brainpickings fame, comes her take on a fabulous children's book that she declares is "a most unusual children’s book for lovers of midcentury modern design" and "an immeasurable treat for…

  • Fall Sunday: What Kids Carry With Them To School

    1 month ago.

    I drop her off, and it’s the same scene every day of the first week. All the other kids sit down in their seats quietly, excited about kindergarten. Not her. She is wailing, and hanging onto my leg, telling me…

  •   Tri-County Health Network: Understanding Regional Health Needs

    1 month ago.

    Asking Regional Residents to Complete Health Survey The Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork, a nonprofit comprised of regional health care providers, is working to better understand the health needs of the region. Over the next five weeks, TCHNetwork ‘s Outreach Team…

  • San Miguel Resource Center: Call for Advocates

    1 month ago.

    “Being an advocate is one of the most rewarding things I have done in my time in Telluride, but in addition, the skills I learned in advocate training have been as useful in my daily life as they are for…

  • Pinhead: Summer Wrap Up

    2 months ago.

    It was a busy summer for the Pinhead Institute.  I now have a lovely insect collection (picture attached), courtesy of my 12-year-old son Wiley and his fabulous Pinhead Bug Camp counselor Chris Anderson, a former Pinhead intern who returned to teach classes for us this summer.…

  • Is Summer Different Now?

    2 months ago.

    A long time ago and far away, say, in the halcyon (not really) days of the 1950s and 1960s, summer meant road trips, day camp, and ice cream. Labor Day is fast approaching and with the long weekend (that includes…

  • Telluride Fire Department: PSA Created to Save Lives

    2 months ago.

    The project was the brainchild of the Chief Paramedic of the Telluride Fire Protection District, Emil Sante, who enlisted the help of writer-producer Susan Lilly and documentary filmmaker Ken Bailey. The Telluride Fire Protection District produced a PSA (Public Service…

  • Mudd Butts #28: It’s About Time

    2 months ago.

    It may be children’s theater, but the Telluride Academy’s Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe has never shied away from the deep issues that confront the human condition. Playfully woven into an often wacky story line enacted by middle-schoolers in wild costumes carrying…

  • Summer Sunday: Lessons From Bike Camp

    2 months ago.

    This spring, when the winter snow melted off the trails and I got back on my bike, I felt happy. It wasn’t contentment or fulfillment ---or some hard earned new age happiness that one can only achieve though practicing mindfulness…

  • Medical Moment: Why Quit Smoking?

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Inside... and Out is proud to feature the Telluride Medical Center's MEDICAL MOMENT, a weekly column that answers common medical questions in pop culture. Have a question for the doctors? Click here to send. Care Manager Paula  Scheidegger answers this…