What to do with a buffalo in your freezer

Column by Hal Walter Food – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine COOKING, IF YOU REALLY LOVE FOOD, is almost certain to take on a regional flavor. In Central Colorado, this brand of culinary snobbishness is known as cuisine opportunisme, which roughly translated means “eat well when you have the opportunity.” It has occurred to […]

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Finding those papers

Sidebar by Ed Quillen Local Media – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Canyon Country Zephyr, P.O. Box 327, Moab UT 84532. 435-259-7773. $15 per year. www.canyoncountryzephyr.com Chaffee County Times, P.O. Box 2048, Buena Vista CO 81211. 719-395-8621. $29 per year out of county. www.chaffeecountytimes.com Colorado Central Magazine, P.O. Box 946, Salida CO 81201. 719-539-5345. […]

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If there were only a way to build a garage from old papers

Essay by Ed Quillen Local media – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine SURE, I ENJOY READING BOOKS — most of them, anyway. But I actually spend more time reading newspapers and magazines, so when Martha asked for the annual “List of Favorites,” I decided to write about periodicals. Daily Newspapers I read three; just […]

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Some Personal Favorites

Review by Lynda La Rocca Literature – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine For most of the past year, I was on a fantasy fiction kick. Unfortunately, the books I randomly selected were, for the most part, formulaic and forgettable, neither enchanting nor transporting me to fantastic realms filled with magic and wonder. Finally, I […]

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The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike

Review by Ed Quillen History – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Edited by Elliott Coues Originally published in 1895 Reprinted in 1987 by Dover Publications Paper, Two Volumes Volume 1: ISBN: 0-486-25254-X Volume 2: ISBN: 0-486-25255-8

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Sunshine Preferred, by Anne Ellis

Review by Martha Quillen Mountain Life – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Sunshine Preferred by Anne Ellis Originally published in 1934 First Bison Book printing 1984 University of Nebraska Press ISBN 0-8032-1810-9

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Fay Golson: Light, Shadow and Archetype

Article by Clint Driscoll Local artist – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine IT’S IMPOSSIBLE to walk past a Fay Golson work without stopping to look. Whether the piece is a highly textured, colorful painting of humans at work, or a photograph of an abandoned shack in a blizzard, or a photogram featuring the demon […]

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Culture and Consensus

Column by George Sibley Resort economy – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine “What is a culture if it is not a consensus?” That’s a question I encountered in an essay, “The World in Pieces,” by anthropologist Clifford Geertz. It’s a question that eventually occurs to anyone who is experiencing the phenomenon of “multiculturalism” today […]

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The war we don’t know how to talk about

Essay by Martha Quillen Modern Times – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine ONE OF MY PET PEEVES revolves around how sure people sound in polls. The nightly news will put one of their quixotic multiple choice polls on, and half the time I think, “Boy, I don’t know.” But inevitably less than 10% of […]

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Big paws at heart of some lynx controversies

Sidebar by Allen Best Wildlife – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Canada lynx are similar in appearance to bobcats, which remain common although rarely seen in Colorado. They weigh 18 to 44 pounds, or two to three times the size of a house cat. They measure three or four feet long, not counting their […]

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Lynx once tolerably common in Colorado Rockies

Sidebar by Allen Best Wildlife – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Lynx seem never to have been abundant in the Southern Rockies, an area of high country that sprawls beyond Colorado into bordering areas of Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah. This is the southern edge of range for the lynx, who are more common […]

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Colorado’s lynx are feeding, but not breeding

Article by Allen Best Wildlife – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine NEARLY THREE YEARS since the first of 96 Canada lynx were transplanted into Colorado, survival of the species here remains in doubt. It’s not for lack of food. Unlike February 1999, when four of the first five lynx released into the San Juan […]

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More triple divides

Letter from Ken Stitzel Geography – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: That was an interesting article about the triple divide at Headwaters Hill, “A Letter from the Editors: Playing the Name Game (and enjoying it)” in the September issue. However, if you are extolling the Closed Basin as part of the triple divide, […]

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Terrorists can murder, but only Americans can destroy U.S.A.

Letter from Marianne Dugan Terrorism – February 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Editors: RE: “Wallah!” And here I thought it was for humor. You know, as in, “real Westerners don’t use French.” RE: The USPS. For the last two years my November issue of Colorado Central hasn’t arrived until mid-December (15th and 13th respectively), […]

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