Putting it to rest

Essay by Paul Larmer

Residency – June 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine

“I’m a third-generation Coloradan,” the man tells me, leaning in close across the kitchen table inside his trailer home. “My people settled country down in southern Colorado.”

I read between the lines: “I belong here. Do you?”

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So who’s really a native?

Essay by Allen Best

Residency – June 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine

by Allen Best

A few years ago I was out on a backcountry ski trip with a guy from Englewood, a computer programmer who works for what we used to call a military-industrial contractor. He began railing about the migration o

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Conceived at Climax

Letter by P. Geoffrey Feiss

Residency – June 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine

No carpetbagger; indeed, he was conceived at Climax

Dear Mr. Quillen:

One of my oldest friends, Doug Brady, who now lives high on a terrace above Buena Vista on the flanks of Mt. Princeton, sent me a copy of your grand article on the naming of Mt. William and Mary from the May edition of Colorado Central. Your favorable spin on this effort by my faculty member, Ken Kambis, is most appreciated.

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