Since both my friend and I are avid photographers, it took us a little longer to do the hike than it probably would most people because with the flowing river, canyon walls and wildlife running about, the photo-ops were abundant, and we took advantage of every single one.
During my early childhood years in Philadelphia, I was raised in a 20-person household, in a three-bedroom row home, with two floors and a basement. As I went through childhood, going through my parent's divorce, I was labeled as a problem child.
Our helplessness is a political more than an environmental problem. We know what needs to be done environmentally, but we lack the political means to make decisions that would ameliorate our climate problems.
For a long time, I have heard of Aspen described as "Diamonds and Denim" but after my recent visit I saw more diamonds and gortex or fleece. Lululemon must consider Aspen a runway of their most recent activewear.