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Brenda Himelfarb | Crowd Pleaser | July 12, 2019

On February 9, 1964, the Beatles, with their mop-top haircuts, made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show singing five songs – which were immediate hits — including “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “All My Loving,” “She Loves You,” “I Saw You Standing There” and “Till There Was You.” The Beach Boys topped […]

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Kimberly Nicoletti | Crowd Pleaser | December 11, 2018

It’s breathtaking to catch a glimpse of a snowshoe hare, elk or mule deer while snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or snapping that money shot of wildlife in the forest. But it can be just as exciting to see footprints and be able to identify what large or small animal walked before you. In fact, you’ll probably […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Crowd Pleaser | December 10, 2018

A funny thing happened to Joe and Annie Staufer on their way to California. The night before the couple was to leave the island of Bermuda—where they met while working at a resort—to fly to Santa Barbara for a job at the Biltmore Hotel, Joe received a phone call from his friend, Martin Mosshammer, the […]

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Author | Crowd Pleaser | June 29, 2018

There’s no shortage of natural wonder in the Vail Valley. From stunning vistas of expansive mountain ranges to sparkling creeks that meander through towns to awe-inspiring wildlife, the Valley is a treasure trove of local gems, just waiting to be explored. But after a full day of soaking up food for the soul, it’s time […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Crowd Pleaser | December 9, 2017

Strange how life sometimes takes a turn, as it did for Jeanne and Roger Tilkemeier. And this was a good turn. No. Rather, a great turn! When Roger returned home from the Korean War, having served four years with the Navy, Roger and Jeanne anticipated Roger working with Jeanne’s uncle who owned ranches in Nevada […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Crowd Pleaser | July 3, 2017

The character in the play, A Man for All Seasons, written by Robert Bolt, is portrayed as “a man of principle, envied by rivals and loved by common people and by his family.” Robert Whittington, a 14th century English grammarian defined the meaning as “a man for all occasions, whether happy or sad.” At the […]

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