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Haute Mamas

Salute to the Little League World Series parents

You know who should get a parade? The parents of the kids who made it to the Little League World Series. We've always been big fans to this series because these kids play with heart. But this year, I watched with a new eye — a Little League mom eye. Yup, I'm one of those … more

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Let's Get Dirty

Finally… tomatoes!

Like a lot of gardeners out there, I don’t consider my garden a success until and unless I get tomatoes. Big, ripe, sweet juicy tomatoes. This year has been a tough year for tomatoes, and I’ve got some late varieties that are slow getting to the party. This one is a very late … more

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Penny Pinchers

Confessions from a Previous Life, Part #1

In a previous life I did NOT in any way shape or form pinch pennies.  I spent money like it was going out of style.  I wasn't super in debt or anything, but I was in a different set of life circumstanes and chose to do quite a bit of unnecessary shopping.  That whole thing … more

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Breakfast for Dinner

Welcome to Broncos country

It was with excitement and apprehension that I agreed to judge the Palisade Peach Festival Recipe Contest on Saturday, Aug. 16. On the one hand, YUM! I've judged this competition for several years now, and it's never a bad idea to eat a bunch of homemade goods before 9:30 a.m. On … more

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The Outdoor Junkie

Touching the Sky

Above: Myself and Janis Taylor on the summit of La Plata Peak, 14,336 feet, Colorado's fifth highest yesterday morning. "It is something though... To jump up from fourteen thousand feet and touch the sky To wonder at enormous land-waves cresting in slow motion all … more

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Music On the Goe

Jamestown Revival Headline Grand Junction Off Road Mountain Bike Race

The Grand Junction Off-Road mountain-bike race is back for year two and with it comes another good music series. Four bands will play this Saturday (8/30) on Main Street in Grand Junction. Local crews Poke Squid and The Williams Brothers Band will play, along with Wild Party, and headliner … more

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Wine Openers

Mid-summer brings the best in food and wine, North Fork style

Mid-July is heating up and not just the temperature. The North Fork Valley is flexing its presence as Colorado's vortex for fine local-grown foods and wines and it all starts Friday night (July 18) with Chef Dava Parr at Fresh and Wyld Farnhouse Inn and Gardens, stirring the pot with … more

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Birds and More

ROME WASN’T BUILT IN A DAY (THE SWEET SOUNDS OF AN ILLNOIS SUMMER!)

"#%## $&#-&$#%," old Mel said to me, "Rome wasn't built in a day." I had just embarked on my summer career (all through high school) of helping "make hay" on Illinois farms. Having been admonished by my mother to work hard, I guess Mel thought I was … more

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