Around Aspen: More St. Pats |

Around Aspen: More St. Pats

MEHDecked out in their St. Patricks Day green are Cindy Christiansen, Penny Ritchie, and Terry and Warren Burke. It was also Warrens birthday.

We couldnt fit all the St. Patricks Day Dinner photos in last weeks paper so here are the rest of them.And also photos from the booksigning party at The Little Nell given by the Aspen Book Store for Jay Cowan, who is the author of the newest book about Hunter Thompson titled Hunter S. Thompson: An insiders view of deranged, depraved, drugged out brilliance. This is probably the kindest and most realistic portrait of Hunter because Jay was caretaker for Hunter for many years at Owl Farm, living in the cabin right next door. Jay is the editor-in-chief of Sojourner magazine and he sells many freelance articles to magazines such as Cowboys & Indians.Another new book is titled A Boy Named Mac by Allison Fostveit and illustrated by her mother, Peggy Mink. The book tells how Mac, who is autistic, deals with his condition. The book is available at You go to, then to bookstore and childrens, and then to the title. Allison is the daughter of Peggy and Dr. Barry Mink of Aspen. Carolyne Hyde has put together The Denver Leadership Summit, which will be held Wednesday, May 6, at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver with speaker David Gergen, CNN Senior Political Analyst and editor-at-large of U.S. News & World Report. To register for the summit, call 303-895-8855. Carolyne, who is the daughter of Mary Ann Hyde, grew up in Aspen and now has a community relations and marketing firm in Denver.A fundraiser for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was held recently in Aspen at the home of Jan Miller and Jeff Rich. Hosts for the evening were Marlene and Fred Malek, Carolyn and Bill Powers, Amy and John Phelan and Jan Miller and Jeff Rich. Undercurrent … About this time of year we all begin to agonize that spring will never come.

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