Heritage

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Magic of the Lost Trees

    Once upon a time, a young woman typed the last of data into a computer at a desk in a cubicle back East. The saltwater coursing within her ached to lap at shores of earth, to kiss the trees and touch the sky. 

    She encountered masters on her new… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A miracle in the Bronx

    Of course there’s a Santa Claus. I saw him up close in the Bronx, in 1959, in the employee bathroom at Alexander’s Department Store. We stood silently, as men do at adjoining urinals, finished our business and returned to our work: he to the Children’s Department on the second floor,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Garcia’s Market: a community anchor

    Editor’s note: By popular demand, this feature that debuted in el Sol del Valle (Sept. 9) has been translated into English for The Sopris Sun.

    One could say that Carbondale’s restaurant-store Garcia’s Market is a community anchor. Every day, they welcome customers from all throughout the Valley… read more →