Around Aspen: More Food & Wine
July 9, 2009
It was a fun and bubbly week during the 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and here are more photos to prove it.Meanwhile, Terry Butler spent a month in the Castle of Alfred Wall in the Austrian wine country on the border with Slovenia. She’s now back in Aspen running her hotel, The Residence.Sandi Johnston, director of the Aspen Camp School of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, has resigned from the position to follow an opportunity that arose to take her in a new direction. The camp’s new director is Lesa Thomas, a nationally certified interpreter and a certified teacher of the deaf who has served on the governing board of the Texas Association of the Deaf. Lesa’s husband and youngest daughter are deaf: George Falk worked at the Aspen Camp in 1978 and Katherine, now age 23, attended the Aspen Deaf Camp from the time she was 8 until age 16. Lesa’s youngest daughter still lives in Texas.It’s the time of year for college dean’s list announcements. At the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Aspenite Anna Lee Buettow, who is taking international business, made the list.And then there are students earning scholarships at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Dalton Jacobsen, an incoming freshman from Basalt, has been awarded the Margery M. Wilson Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Dalton plans to major in biology. His parents are Jeffrey and Julia Jacobsen. Jesslyn Conners, a graduate student at CSU from Basalt, has been awarded the Ag Day Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Jesslyn, an equine sciences major, is the daughter of Lisabeth and Michael Conners. Megan Southward, a CSU sophomore from Basalt, has been awarded the Harold B. and Sylvia F. Joy Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Megan is the daughter of Brenda and Todd Southward. Megan is also a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.Undercurrent … The serviceberry and chokecherry bushes are covered with green berries. I know the bears just can’t wait.