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The Pass!!! Getting Ready for Winter Fun in Aspen

Aspen, CO - YAHOOOEEEEEE!!! I got my pass!!!! Some of you out there might be wondering, “What pass?”, to which I will answer, “THE ONLY PASS THAT MATTERS!! THE PASS THAT GETS ME ON THE CHAIRLIFT TO RIDE AWAY MY WINTER DAYS!!” Sorry about all the capital letters, but I can hardly contain my excitement about having the stress removed in regards to wondering how I was going to get to play in the snow all Winter long without having to break that bank I don't really have to break! Where your pass can take you! A view from the top of Buttermilk Mtn. in Aspen: Season '09/'10Where your pass can take you! A view from the top of Buttermilk Mtn. in Aspen: Season '09/'10

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Slaughtering Excuses - Getting Creative and Staying Fit This Winter in Aspen: Part I

Aspen, CO-

Can't afford a gym membership, eh?
The snow and ice force one inside, you say?
Is it really a lack of equipment keeping that effort at bay?
Drop your problems. Prepare to learn. It's time to seize the day!

Why hasn't my poetry career taken off yet?

Aspen Colorado Running Jogging Winter Bike Path Trail

WARNING: If you wish to remain in a state of [bloated] ignorant bliss, read no further, for this is the place where excuses go to die.

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How to Plan Your Aspen area Vacation on a Budget: Tips from a Vacation Coordinator.

Keystone,CO - I like to think of myself as a jack of all trade. I’ve danced down quite a few career and job paths for my young age. One of these paths, which I’m currently pursuing, is helping people plan their dream vacations to ski resorts. Saving people money without sacrificing a quality experience is the name of the game. Here are a few tricks of the trade I’ll share with you to save some green this season in Aspen/Snowmass.

Off Season On Mountain Party in Aspen/SnowmassOff Season On Mountain Party in Aspen/Snowmass

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Winter Lovin' in the Aspen Mountains

A day on the ice, last Winter, at Sylvan Lake in Eagle, COA day on the ice, last Winter, at Sylvan Lake in Eagle, CO
Eagle, CO - So the Winter season is once again upon us and with it comes the wonderful world of Winter Sports! I just LOVE the winter! I love saying it, hearing it, writing it and most definitely immersing myself in it! I've heard it said, “I came for the winter, but stay for the summer.” Not me! This chick came for the winter and stays for the winter!
Now I didn't always feel this way about the 3rd season... I spent my “younger” years in Up-state, NY where the winter was far from being my friend. The humidity made for sweltering summers but even more painful for me were the bone chilling winters! The climate was a challenging part of my youth and so after one snowy season in the “Valley” I knew I had found some new stomping grounds! Very little humidity, in comparison to the area I grew up in, sold me on Colorado and the rest of what comes with the great state has sealed me.

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The Best Things in Life Are Free: Top 10 Free Aspen Must-Do’s

Aspen, CO Ski Vacations can an expensive investment. These top 10 freebies will help you enjoy your stay to the fullest without breaking the bank so take advantage!

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1. First Tracks – The early bird sure does catch the worm at Aspen and Snowmass Mountains. Be the first to dip into the morning’s powder with the First Tracks program. This freebie allows guests that have a lift ticket or pass to sign up the night before to hit the slopes before the lifts open to the public. (On Snowmass call, 970-923-0560, on Aspen Mountain call 925-1220 x3543 for reservations.)

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One for the Aspen ladies...Finding the Right "Fit" helps.

The girls and I, pre The "girls" and I, pre "lift", at my 20th HS Reunion...
So, for as long as I can remember I've always been big breasted. Yup I said it and not 'cause I'm so proud but because I know that there are lot's of other women out there who know the down side to being well endowed which is why my recent discovery has had such an effect on this big boobed chick!

For all of the women out there longing for big breasts who aren't aware: Having big boobs is unfortunately much more of a pain in the BACK and jerk magnet rather than a casting agent or model search attractor.
I spent most of my young adult life hiding my "sisters" behind UN-padded bras and baggy sweaters. I was almost always uncomfortable with them. I've always been pretty insecure and self conscious so when my gals started to grow in I just tried to pretend they weren't really there, which wasn't so bright because when they did fully arrive I had no idea what to do with them!

I can't remember much about my 1st bra days but I think that I became friends with the sports bra pretty early on. It held them in place, for the most part, which was pretty important to me at the time and still is today ;)