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Traffic jams are the bane of industrialized countries. Just when you get a great job, you are forced to sacrifice your mental health with the trial of commuting. I've commuted at various times in my working life. When I worked in New York City, I commuted from both the Upper West Side and Connec...
09/24/2009
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All of the indications we are getting from the US economy show that things aren't as bad as we had been led to believe. Unemployment is slowing down, the latest rate of 9.7% is well below the 25% number economists were bandying about a few months ago. Although the Federal Reserve's stimulus packa...
09/04/2009
All of Colorado, including Crested Butte, has been experiencing more bear sightings and confrontations than usual this summer. There has been 1 death of a woman near Ouray who insisted on feeding the bears, despite cease and desist orders from the DOW and likely any neighbors with any common sens...
08/25/2009
  Flashback to 2006-2007?   “Real estate market sees major boost in July sales”. That was the front page headline in last week’s Crested Butte News. Huh? A major boost in real estate sales while most other markets are still slumping? Actually, it makes sense and is correct.   Recently, a house in...
08/06/2009
Living in bear country makes for interesting times. Although I live in Crested Butte town proper, I get lots of not always welcome wildlife visitors. In the past week alone, my backyard has been host to a fox, a coyote that had just caught another creature and a bear. And those are just the ones ...
07/07/2009
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When I read this dire news, I was hardly surprised. After all, skiing is an entertainment for most people, and certainly more expensive than a movie ticket. If you read the following article, there is some good news. Of all the ski resorts to visit, Crested Butte is still one of the best. Why? As...
03/16/2009
Crested Butte has a new featured article in Ski Magazine. It discusses the great restaurants and skiing we are fortunate to have here, as well as the new shops and enhanced experiences for visitors. The mountain is skiing very well, the sun is shining and house prices are down a bit, if you buy w...
03/08/2009
Yesterday's NY Times had an article (link below) about a few Crested Butte locals who live here and work "real" white collar jobs elsewhere. They frequently travel for business but are able to live in this magnificent place and enjoy all of the perks of a local's existence. Could anything be bett...
02/07/2009
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Diane's Blog 1/19/09 My Butte Heaven? When I moved to Crested Butte full time in 2000, I had an interesting experience at the post office. While waiting in line for a package, I noticed the man at the counter looked very much like my old boss from the trading desk at Drexel Burnham in New York. I...
01/19/2009
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