Just another suburb in east L.A.

Essay by Martha And Ed Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine That might be where Central Colorado is bound, now that the national media have changed us from “America’s Outback” into “Boom Time in the Rockies.”

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Notes and Commentary for March 1994

Brief by Various Mountain Life – March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine Did you turn on the driveway VAIL — They have heated driveways here. They probably have them in Aspen, too, but we saw them first here. When it snows, they just turn a switch. No shovels. No snowblowers. Next thing you know, they’ll […]

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Linda Powers enjoys her new powers

Article by Ed Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine If you believe that state senators occupy big, impressive quarters under the gold dome in Denver, then you’ve never seen State Sen. Linda Powers’ office.

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Examining the New Age

Sidebar by Martha Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine When I started the pyramid story, I didn’t know anything about the New Age — except the obvious. I had noticed that people in the 70s tended to blame their problems on their home lives, by the 80s they blamed their past lives.

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The Great Pyramid of the Arcturians

Article by Martha Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine The Sangre De Cristo range rises sharply on the east side of the San Luis Valley, creating a solid wall of jagged peaks. Below, the valley is bleak, beautiful, vast, empty, unquestionably inspirational, and also — according to a growing number of people — holy.

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Adventures in a start-up

Essay by Martha & Ed Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine We go into lurid detail about our publishing philosophy on page 27, and since that explanation stretches almost to the end of the magazine, there’s little point in repeating any of it here. We kicked this idea around for years before it finally […]

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Land scams go around, and around, and around …

Essay by Hal Walter March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine In the beginning, the town of Westcliffe was founded on a land scam. It worked something like this. The railroad built a spur from the main line along the Arkansas River to the boom town of Silver Cliff so that miners, ranchers and farmers could […]

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More cash to stash our trash

Article by Ed Quillen March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine For most rural scrounge artists, a trip to the dump used to offer one big challenge — could you come back with less than you took?

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