On That Note

Featured Author

Sarah Ann Noel

Biography

Sarah Ann Noel comes to Evergreen by way of Denver and Brooklyn, NY, but she is settling into a mountain pace of life. A freelance writer and editor, Sarah spends her days working from her house in the forest, taking yoga classes and figuring out how to perfect her sourdough bread at altitude. She is married to Trevor, owner of Wander Unlimited, and they have two young daughters and an Australian Shepherd. You can reach Sarah at sarahannnoel.com

ARTICLES

Paul DeHaven

I came to the name Paul DeHaven through a friend. She mentioned that her Evergreen neighbor had recently started writing gift songs—customized, original songs written on behalf of a gift-giver for the recipient. “People will request a personalized song for a...

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Olde’s Car Show Finale

Live music is great anytime. If it also means the community coming together for fun—bonus. Is that good time going to benefit a good cause? Even better. Last summer, Olde’s Garage began hosting Evergreen Cars and Coffee car shows in their recognizable parking lot on...

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Three Generations of Musical Theater

Katrina Glaser was raised in the mountain area, a third-generation Evergreen resident. She is the granddaughter of JoAnn Dunn, daughter of Karl and Laurie Atkinson. Her brother is Kevin Atkinson. Like any student coming of age, when Katrina was young, she explored...

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Lisa Delia and Band Kamp

"...I've learned I can hit those high notes I didn't think I could hit because now I have the confidence to do it."With her impeccable hair and prize smile, it was easy for me to spot Lisa Delia when we met for the first time at Muddy Buck last week. “And cowboy...

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On That Note

Summertime is simply dripping in nostalgia. Yes, there are the warm fuzzies of the holiday season, the sense of anticipation when school starts in the fall, and an opening or coming-back-to-life in the springtime. But summer creeps its way into every sensory...

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Virtual Piano Lessons with Elizabeth Barmann

It’s been more than a year ago now that COVID went and wrecked all of our plans, from the biggest to the smallest. We did our best to recreate church and school and work on a computer screen—but what about the little things, the extracurriculars that infuse life with...

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Live From the Mountains

Hey, guys... guess what? Live music is back! And while I’ve enjoyed coming up with new ways to share my playlists with you (or discuss my ’90s-inspired footwear), the point of this column has always been to share what’s going on in the world of music performance....

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Music for Your Feet

I had a realization this week, and I am very predictable. It turns out, my music and my footwear go hand-in-hand… or foot-in-foot? This year has ushered in a few “I’m getting old” moments for me, not the least of which is the fashion cycle, recycled back to exactly...

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Music of the Times

The impacts of 2020 are apparent everywhere, across industries, from large urban areas and into our smaller mountain communities. COVID’s effects have changed the way we see the world, the way we live our lives. I have spent a good deal of energy on uncovering those...

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Christmas Isn’t Ruined

As you might imagine, Christmas is different this year. I didn’t say it’s ruined. I just said it’s different. Normally, I use this December column to wrap up some last-minute, music-filled festive events for you to attend locally as your family rolls in and the kiddos...

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Pre-Christmas Playlist

I have this habit of getting into the holiday spirit a little too early. I am the sucker for whom they stock Christmas stuff at Hobby Lobby in October. I am the sap who walks the holiday aisles at Target, relishing the drip from Halloween spooks into red and green...

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Who’s Thomas

I have, for many months now, been tracking leads on the mountain area’s teenage garage bands, having come into my teenage years as a certified, flannel wearing ’90s kid. Finally, my search led me to Who’s Thomas, based in Conifer. Although I saw only one flannel, felt...

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