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Meet Your Neighbors

compiled by Stina Sieg
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 22

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Boulder)

Occupation: Cook at the 19th Street Diner in Glenwood



What’s the best nickname you’ve ever been given? “Well, in middle school, they used to call me ‘Zorro.’ I would just write z’s on everything, so they would know it was me.”

What’s one place you’ve always wanted to go but haven’t yet? “To Alaska, as far north as I could, just to say I’d been to the top.”



When was the last time you danced? “The last time I danced was when I was 17. I was in a swing dance competition with Marley Drystupa.” (And they won)

Age: 21

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (born in Guadalajara and raised in Chino, Calif.)

Occupation: Does “a little of everything” at Mountain Family Health Center in Glenwood

What’s the best nickname you’ve ever been given? “Rosie Cheeks.” (given to her by Aguilar, her fiance)

What’s one place you’ve always wanted to go but haven’t yet? “That’s really hard, because I want to go everywhere. I’ve always wanted to ride a camel, so I’d have to say Egypt.”

When was the last time you danced? “It’s been such a long time since I danced. I would say it’s been about a year. I went out with friends to the Oasis.”

Age: 57

Lives in: Carbondale (originally from Pueblo but soon moving to Canon City)

Occupation: Retired

What’s the best nickname you’ve ever been given? “I never really had nicknames ” can’t think of any.”

What’s one place you’ve always wanted to go but haven’t yet? “Galapagos Islands. Because of the nature and the wildlife. Its sounds like a gorgeous trip.”

When was the last time you danced? “This morning, with my granddaughter. (Talking to her granddaughter, Savannah) We dance all the time, huh? We like to dance.”

Age: 16

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Victorville, Calif.)

Occupation: Junior at Glenwood Springs High School and a lifeguard at the Hot Springs Lodge and Pool

What’s the best nickname you’ve ever been given? “Pissed-off Pixie Stick. I do mixed martial arts, and they were giving out names one day, and they decided to call me that.”

What’s one place you’ve always wanted to go but haven’t yet? “Disney World.”

When was the last time you danced? “This morning, because it seemed like a good idea at the time.”


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