Steep Thoughts

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Sarah Ann Noel


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


Little Parents Everywhere

If you’ve lived in a mountain town for any amount of time, I’m betting you’ve received an unsolicited lecture about something important to mountain living: the weather, the land, the traffic or even how far apart you spaced your fence posts, for instance. Everyone is...

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I Need Some Space

They say any good relationship requires some space. No marriage can be successful if you lose your sense of individuality, and it’s easy to get sick of your most favorite person if you can’t do at least one thing alone now and then. In an effort to maintain a healthy...

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My New Enemy

It is more or less human nature to subscribe to an “us versus them” mentality. Central to our culture is understanding who is for us and who is against us, at macro levels right down to our day-to-day living. Within this infrastructure, we have many friends and many...

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What Is Life?

What Is Life? Any parent knows that it is the moments before you hit the light at bedtime where those young, carefree minds are transformed into a hotbed of deep thought and philosophy. I used this word on my 9-year-old the other night: philosophy. “What’s that?” she...

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