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An avid dreamer, both when awake and asleep, here you will go into REM mode with me.

It is always difficult to read or watch movies about the Holocaust but as I listened to my Aunt Tutti tell me of her experience as an eight year old in a concentration camp I was able to hear the truth and envision myself and my family in the same nightmare that occurred only thirty years before I was born.
A Mother Gives Thanks If we could, would we raise our children any differently knowing then what we know now? The woman who submitted her story for me to publish to my readers listened carefully as I trepidatiously asked her for more...
Seeing Aspen Through a Teenager's Eyes It has been a long time since I have actually written about the children of Aspen Real Life, this is directly attributed to the fact that the teenagers get soooo pissed off if they are remotely aware that...
If you haven't been living this way already, it's time to start letting go and live for the moment...even if the consequences may make you blush.
  There is a quiet buzz of concern one can hear if one listens carefully enough to the conversations of many parents in our valley regarding the health of our youth. Last year, while on the board for the Valley...
As I sat at the bar I imagined what it would be like to still be single and living in New York City. When an attractive young man sat down alone right next to me I thought about....
Aspen Real Life is becoming THE social network for Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley by adding a new social calendar and by bringing in local writers that will share their local favorite things to do and see in the valley. Come join in on all the excitement and see what we are up to!
Can True Love Survive Children Everybody wants to know how to find that true love, but what about finding him and keeping the love while raising your children? So far, our love has endured the true test of time from...
Anybody who has moved understands the emotional and physical distress it causes, and here we are possibly about to do it again! Anybody want a home on a gorgeous lot in Basalt, Colorado?