Dry and smoky. A cautionary, some would say alarming, start to summer. The landscape was parched from our recent winter/spring drought. Rivers were low from lack of snow runoff. Skies were often filled with smoke, blown into our valley from the 416 and Burro fires to the south. Continue reading Summer Sightings
After waiting all winter for winter, the wait is over. For sleigh pulling horses, powder seeking skiers, and snow plowing drivers, it was a season of minimal work and less play. Continue reading The Wait Is Over
It’s mid December (officially winter) but feels more like Indian summer. The landscape is golden brown instead of white, and we’re trading down coats and wool hats for wind breakers and visors. Continue reading Waiting for Winter
The annual TFF Patron’s Brunch was a SHOWstopper… perfect weather and a great group of homeowners and their guests in attendance. Continue reading Summer Turns to Fall
The summer social highlight in Gray Head is undoubtably our annual HOA meeting and BBQ. It is traditionally held on July 3rd – a kick off to Independence Day celebrations. Continue reading Highlights of Summer
These daffodils at the Homeowner’s cabin are a tough bunch. Despite numerous April/May snowstorms, they’ve managed to survive and flourish. Last week Telluride received over a foot of snow… Continue reading The Many Faces of Spring
Out Like A Lion”. March reversed it’s famous weather quote this year. The month arrived as Spring (lamb) and departed as Winter (lion). The Telluride Ski Area Snow Base numbers tell it all: Continue reading “In Like A Lamb…
Telluride saw 95 inches of snow in the first month of 2017, the snowiest January in 40 years. This was followed by record high temperatures in the first weeks of February, which made for a bit of an early mud season but spectacular skiing! Continue reading The Start of 2017
Happy Holiday’s and Best Wishes for 2017!
May the season and many years ahead be filled with joy, peace, good health and lots of time spent in Gray Head, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Continue reading O Be Joyful!
Hard to imagine snow as we bask in this seemingly endless Indian summer. But, as they say, we are only one good storm away from winter. Meanwhile, we are doing our best to prepare, knowing it’s only a matter of when, not if. Continue reading Preparing for Winter