—Photography by David Lauer
Ten days after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged more than 18,000 acres and nearly 350 homes in June 2012, a retired Army couple spotted a slice of hope just south of Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods Club and Resort: an empty lot on a ridge looking west. The pair’s townhome had been reduced to ash...
Interior designer and homeowner Deidre Oliver added elegance to the great room with the Delano console by Currey & Company and the Orleans side table by Arteriors, both with custom marble tops.
—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
Deidre Oliver and her husband left Chicago in 1998 to raise their three children in a more outdoorsy locale. Their destination: Niwot, a bucolic town with about 4,000 residents just north of Boulder. They bought an acre upon which to build a home (designed by Boulder’s MQ Architecture & Design...
—Dan Saelinger/Trunk Archive
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—Jan Von Holleben / Trunk Archive
The next time you’re hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, keep your eyes on the trail because along just about any path you take, there are objects you can use in “teachable moments” for your family.
Take, for example, Mentha arvensis. More commonly known...
—Photo Illustration by Sean Parsons
To a college football fan, the view from Mike MacIntyre’s office is striking. Located on the second level of the University of Colorado’s Dal Ward Athletic Center, the office’s immense windows overlook Folsom Field’s north end zone, affording an inside-the-fishbowl panorama of 50,183 seats and...
—Dan Saelinger/Trunk Archive
It takes an enormous amount of effort to keep you and your family healthy. Morning vitamins, nutritious meals, daily exercise, annual checkups, necessary prescriptions—it all adds up in a way that can make thinking about anything else health care-related just a little too taxing.
But here’s the...
Yuzu Yamada, one of Roosevelt’s 2014 firefighters. Most hotshot jobs are seasonal, lasting from May
Firefighters loom large in our collective consciousness; they’re courageous, tenacious, and selfless. But there is a specialized subgroup of firefighters—called “hotshots”—who may hold an even more mythical space in our minds because of the mammoth wildland blazes they combat each summer,...
—Photography by Benjamin Rasmussen
At the time of my visit with Cory Gardner in Washington, D.C., this past spring, the senator’s office was a small series of windowless basement rooms inside the Dirksen Senate Office Building, a few hundred yards from the United States Capitol. I feel compelled to tell you here that you should not...