There’s a Patience in the Wild

by Frosty Wooldridge In his epic book, “The Call of the Wild,” Jack London wrote, “There’s a patience in the wild: dogged, tireless, persistent—like life itself.” You might like the movie portraying the book, with Harrison Ford as the grizzled old man who befriends...

Genesee Buffalo Herd

There are no buffaloes in America now, except Buffalo Bill. I can remember the time when I was a boy, when buffaloes were plentiful in America. You had only to step off the road to meet a buffalo. —Mark Twain, Melbourne, Au, 1895 “ ...it’s a scary experience to have...

The Mount Evans Freedom Run Tradition: Why We Run

On July 4, at 8 am, runners (and walkers!) will take their marks for the 40th annual Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice Freedom Run—a milestone celebration for the organization, as well as all the mountain area residents who have made the Freedom Run a part of...

Scheduling Now for Your Planting, Plant Healthcare and Fire Mitigation Services

Preservation Tree Care, owned by Evergreen locals Matt and Adena Shepayo, has over 100 years of combined experience in removals, fire mitigation, planting, structural pruning and plant health care. Their company is invested in the health and beauty of your trees,...

The Race of Life: The Happiness Factor

By Frosty Wooldridge While on tour of the Continental Divide from Canada to Mexico, we stopped in Coulter Bay, Grand Tetons for lunch. Walking down the street, several boys chatted with each other. This photograph was taken just before the entire group raced off...

Superstition

Very superstitious, writing’s on the wall…  —Stevie Wonder Two years ago, disemboweled monkeys started appearing atop poles in villages across Cambodia. For whatever reason, the grisly talismans were believed to repel COVID-19. Meanwhile on the Subcontinent, rural...