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Meet Your Neighbors

compiled by Stina SiegGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 87Lives in: Grand JunctionOccupation: retiredHobbies: skiing and fishingFavorite place in Garfield County: “I just go through Garfield County. I live in Grand Junction. I like Grand Junction.”Favorite place in the world: “Alta ski area in Utah.”Best thing about winter coming: “I’m going down to Baja, Mexico, is what I’m doing. I’ve got some children down there.”

Age: 33Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Chicago)Occupation: “Slinging climbing gear at Summit Canyon”Hobbies: “Hunting, fishing, yelling at my dog, live music.” Favorite place in the area: “Hagerman Pass, east of Ruedi Reservoir.”Favorite place in the world: “Bimini, Fiji and New Zealand. Colorado and New Zealand have a lot of similarities – just not the oil and drilling.”Best thing about winter coming: “I guess the snow brings out a better feeling in people, makes them happier. An end to the grouchiness. And ice climbing.”

Age: 35Lives in: Glenwood (originally from Nebraska)Occupation: water resource engineerHobbies: “We just like doing anything that’s outdoor recreation: hiking, swimming, skiing.” Favorite place in Garfield County: “You know, there’s so much to do up near Sunlight and Four Mile. It’s hard to pick a favorite. Downtown’s nice, too. That’s where I spend most of my time.”Favorite place in the world: “For some reason, Ireland. I’ve always wanted to go there.”Best thing about winter coming: “Winter is one of my favorite seasons. We’re in close proximity to showshoeing, skiing. We love playing outside.



Age: 22Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Missouri)Occupation: manager at Pinque clothing storeHobbies: “I like to just hang out with my dogs and friends, really, and work. I’m going to try snowboarding this year.”Favorite Place in Garfield County: “I haven’t been anywhere yet. I love everywhere in this town. It’s so gorgeous here, and everybody’s so nice.”Favorite place in the world: “Colorado. I love the mountains here. There’s just something about the mountains that makes me happy. Ever since I moved here, everything is better all around. Everyday, I’m just in a better mood. It’s weird.”Best thing about winter coming: “I’m really looking forward to snowboarding. And the mountains and snow are so pretty – and I like pretty things.”


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