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Meet Your Neighbors

Compiled by Stina Sieg
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 25

Lives in: “Glenwood, born and raised.”

Occupation: Salesman at Roaring Fork Liquors in Glenwood Springs

Something that makes you get up each day: “To, I don’t know, to just have fun. To meet new people.

“I like to get up and do my own thing. If I could wake up and go hiking every day, I would.”

Favorite place in Garfield County: “There are so many. I’d say down by the river, that’s a good place. Or up on the mountain (Sunlight).”

Favorite place in the world: “So far, Alaska. It kind of reminds me of here, but with an ocean. It’s got the best of both worlds: ocean and mountains.”

Right now, what are you looking forward to? “To meet a girl. That’s about it.” (Laughing)

Age: 14

Lives in: New Castle (originally from Oceanside, Calif.)

Occupation: Server at Taco Bell in Glenwood Springs and freshman at Glenwood Springs High School

Something that makes you get up in each day: “My mom. Because I’m trying to make a better life. Just the thought of helping other people in the future. School. Getting a better job.”

Favorite place in Garfield County: “Starbucks ” you know, the one at the (Glenwood) Meadows. You can see out so far from the windows.”

Favorite place in the world: “Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.”

Right now, what are you looking forward to? “Getting a 4.0 (grade point average).”

Age: 55

Lives: Up Four Mile Road (originally from Doylestown, Pa.)

Occupation: Owner/partner of Sunshine Travel in Glenwood Springs

Something that makes you get up each day: “Because it’s a new day, and nobody has used it. I love mornings.”

Favorite place in Garfield County: “I like Hanging Lake. Anywhere I can walk outside. I love to walk outside.”

Favorite place in the world: “Mexico. Anywhere on the beach. Anywhere on the beach is my favorite.”

Right now, what are you looking forward to? “I leave for Mexico in two weeks. (Laughing) Going to the beach in two weeks.”

George Ochoa

Age: 31

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Mexico City)

Occupation: “A little bit of everything.”

Favorite place in the area: “I think Aspen’s nice.”

Favorite place in the world: “I think here. We just love it here. It’s a nice place. It’s a nice town.”

Something that makes you get up each day: “To help my wife with the baby.”

Right now, what are you excited about? “My daughter. That’s the most important thing we have ” thinking about her.”


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