Three days in Aspen (PART ONE)…

Aspen, CO

Aspen, CO

Aspen is a life to live

See how much there is to give
See how strongly you believe
See how much you may receive
(John Denver)
 
I have always dreamed of going to Aspen, Colorado. Stories of mountain air and winter magic from John Denver songs have beckoned to me for years. And here I am finally, in the dead of summer, dealing with altitude sickness (see previous post). I was a bit worried it wouldn’t come up to my sentimental expectations. The landscape on the way reminded me of the Nevada high desert with sagebrush and scruff pine. But as I pulled into my hotel I was excited to see tall pines and high mountains all around. It was as beautiful as I had always imagined.  Continue reading
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