If you Believe in the Magic, Than the Magic is Real

Usually I look at the astrological charts when my life feels flat, but not these past few months … well, this past year really. It’s as if I’ve been bound up in a crystalis, just opening myself up to the universe to transform me and tell me what’s in store for me. Then suddenly it’s as though I get lifted up and blasted through the … Continue reading If you Believe in the Magic, Than the Magic is Real

Going Up in a Hot Air Balloon in Snowmass

Going Up in a Hot Air Balloon in Snowmass and seeing the peaks and valleys of the landscape confirmed that there is absolutely no place like home. As the tips of the leaves turn from a deep and luscious green to a bright yellow that in the sun’s light set the trees aflame in golds and reds, we throw ourselves into fall in Colorado with a fervor, … Continue reading Going Up in a Hot Air Balloon in Snowmass

Cruising Around Aspen

Cruising Around Aspen Below Photo Credit: Gus Goldman [su_carousel source=”media: 44234,44233,44232,44231,44230,44229,44228,44227″ limit=”50″ height=”380″ items=”1″]Bikes lined up outside of the Aspen Brewing Company on Hopkins Ave. People stuffed six packs of Brew Co.’s delicious blondes and IPA’s into baskets on the front of their bikes. String Cheese Incident, Grateful Dead, and Justin Bieber permeated from different speakers rigged any way they could be to people’s bikes. … Continue reading Cruising Around Aspen

A Girl’s Powder Day in the Life of AspenRealLife

A Girl’s Powder Day in the Life of AspenRealLife It usually isn’t until January when the girls of AspenRealLife get to gather together and hit the slopes, making up for lost time on our mountains. Before we get out, there is a mutual feeling of despondency amongst us. A bit beaten up by family abuse demands, and what the pressure of holidays bring, we crave those moments where we can … Continue reading A Girl’s Powder Day in the Life of AspenRealLife

Earning Cloud Nine After Hiking Highland Bowl

[su_heading]Earning Cloud Nine After Hiking Aspen Highlands Bowl[/su_heading] Last Saturday I experienced the Highland Bowl and the infamous Cloud Nine restaurant as if for the first time, through the eyes of two new friends I met on the chairlift. On yet another absolutely gorgeous spring-like day I closed up my computer and drove up to Aspen, the bowl was calling. It was to be my third day in a row … Continue reading Earning Cloud Nine After Hiking Highland Bowl

Dogsledding with the Aspen Animal Shelter

[su_heading]Dogsledding with the Aspen Animal Shelter [/su_heading] As one thing tends to lead to another, Hootie-Hoo’s school project to encourage people, especially his mom, to save a dog lead to our getting our very own special dogsled adventure with Seth Sachson. Dogsledding on the Rio Grande Trail with the Aspen Animal Shelter was a remarkable way to experience the beautiful relationship between Seth and his dogs. With … Continue reading Dogsledding with the Aspen Animal Shelter

Catching Freshies in Highlands Bowl

On the day that Aspen and Snowmass mountains were closing, my friends and I got after it and caught the first chair at Aspen Highlands, and there were NO lines. To the tune of bombs going off, we searched for dropped ropes below the bowl and skied in the new 1 foot of freshies — and then the bowl opened, and the rope was dropped on Northwoods. Watch the Video! Continue reading Catching Freshies in Highlands Bowl

A Family Adventure to Rifle Falls, Colorado

Rain, snow, sleet…we’re out in it, exploring the gems of our Roaring Fork Valley, injuries and all. If you are looking for family adventures, Aspen Real Life is devoting summer blog time to giving you the inside scoop. Also, I invite you to join us on Facebook to connect with Colorado businesses offering special deals and activities for families. http://facebook.com/aspenreallife Continue reading A Family Adventure to Rifle Falls, Colorado

Poetry and Fly Fishing on the Frying Pan River

As I move onto the subject of healers within our valley, I thought I might start by introducing you to a man who lives a life of poetry and flyfishing, Cameron Scott.

It’s not often that one finds a person so connected to nature and spirituality and so I felt the need to follow Cameron around for a year and get to know him better. Continue reading Poetry and Fly Fishing on the Frying Pan River