Rethink! December

Rethink! December

For 2019 we are beginning a new column that will provide you with monthly suggestions on how you can make less of an impact on the world around you. Our tips will be based on the 5 Rs and beyond: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, and Recycle! Our first tip is reusable...
Aromagarten: Olfactory Hues

Aromagarten: Olfactory Hues

Aromagarten is prevalent in German bath towns or healing villages in two types of gardens.  The kurgarten (cure-garden) and the aromagarten (aromatic-garden) are gardens that are created with the intention to promote healing.  The aromagarten is typically a path with...
Recreation and Colorado’s Wellness

Recreation and Colorado’s Wellness

Our collective wellness in Colorado is intimately interwoven with the state of our natural resources. Holidays are a time for recreation in Colorado. The Oxford English Dictionary defines recreation as “the process or means of refreshing or entertaining oneself” or “a...
STAYING OUT LONGER

STAYING OUT LONGER

I have a childhood memory of losing a boot in a snowstorm. My brother and the neighborhood kids found my lost boot and helped me home. I remember the exhilarating feeling brought on by the cold wind and blowing snow, by the sense of family out there in the elements. I...