Posts by Aryo

another day, another obstacle

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

To add to the raging fire that cut us off from three of our plots last week, we now have to face town-wide water restrictions for at least 30 days. If after 30 days the lakes haven’t filled up again, we’ll be rationed 5 gallons per household (ours will have seven thirsty, muddy rascals). This also means some very dry plots but we’re devising some genius ways round this.   So to vent our frustrations we went to an anti-fracking rally. Chants of, ‘hey ho, no frackiing Huerfano’, and my personal fave, ‘noooooo fracking’, rang around the streets of Walsenburg. To all those passerbys who shook their heads or even one who flipped...

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the new intern’s first impressions

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Fresh off the plane and spent almost a week living La Veta local as they say round these parts. A beautiful community, a stunning backdrop that you can melt into, the geodesic dome that looks like it’s going to lift off any time soon, sprouting plants promising a bountiful harvest and alpacas & llamas! Life’s pretty complete here I’d say. ...

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