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How to Mercury Retrograde like a Local
How to Mercury Retrograde like a Local

I can't remember when I first heard about the ill-omened astrological phenomenon "Mercury retrograde," but when I did, I'm sure I reacted like a lot of people—i.e., that's a bunch of hooey poppycock wizardry!

By JENNAYE DERGE
Wanderful Wheels
Wanderful Wheels

Wanderful Wheels builds handcrafted, custom campervans. We help people fulfill their travel dreams and wander in luxury.

Five Star Review
Five Star Review

San Juan Hand Therapy Inc. 
Silverwave Seafood

Backcountry Experience 
Backcountry Experience 

• WHAT IS BACKCOUNTRY EXPERIENCE'S VISION? 
• WHAT IS COLORADO TRAIL DAYS AND WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE THREE DAY EVENT? 
• WHAT IS THE TINY HOUSE? WHAT IS BEING USED FOR? 
• WHY DOES BACKCOUNTRY EXPERIENCE BELIEVE IN GETTING FOLKS EDUCATED AND ON THE TRAILS?
• WHY SHOULD WE ALL CO TO COLORADO TRAIL DAYS? 
• WHAT IS BACKCOUNTRY EXPERIENCE EXCITED ABOUT?

FIVE STAR REVIEW
FIVE STAR REVIEW

• Wag Between Barks 
• Mountain Bike Specialists 

How to Strava like a local
How to Strava like a local

There’s such a thing as healthy competition, and then there’s Strava. Strava isn’t necessarily unhealthy, per se, but anxiety is, and every once in awhile I blame Strava for my mid-run stresses.

By Jennaye Derge
How to train like a local
How to train like a local

I caught myself calling my bicycle “my baby” to someone the other day. As in, I care for my bicycle as much as someone cares for their actual baby.

By Jennaye Derge
Zia Taqueria
Zia Taqueria

For the most part, it’s pretty simple, and it all comes down to our mission: offer good food at reasonable prices. Our menu is flexible, so everyone can get something they love that fits their dietary need

Five Star Review
Five Star Review

• Salt 360 float studio
• Pine Needle Dry Goods

How to shower yourself like a local
How to shower yourself like a local

April showers bring May flowers. But when you reach a certain age— the age that I am—it's not always rain showers that are pouring from the sky. No, it's more of the baby or bridal kind that are dumping down on my fair-weathered parade. 

By Jennaye Derge
Southwest Wedding Bazaar
Southwest Wedding Bazaar

Trends can be weird. Fashion can change from parachute pants to rainbow-colored hair in the blink of an eye.

Local Health Care
Local Health Care

• Why does Local First even care about health care?
• What sort of solutions is Local First exploring?
• Can discussing local health care be creative and innovative?
• Can I go see a doctor easily and affordably?
• What is a health care forum, when is it, and who can participate?

 

Outlier Cellars
Outlier Cellars

In 1798, Johnny Appleseed (a.k.a. John Chapman) was busy working the American frontier giving the gift of apples. It was said that Chapman would walk around the country (yes, walk) selling seedling apple trees to the pioneers.

Dating Locally
Dating Locally

• Dating Locally
• Durango Creative District
• Outlier Cellars

By Jennaye Derge
How to Marie Kondo Like a Local
How to Marie Kondo Like a Local

I was slow on hearing about this Marie Kondo person.

By Jennaye Derge
Durango Outdoor Exchange
Durango Outdoor Exchange

LOCAL FIRST: Fill us in on Durango Outdoor Exchange’s mission.

Rivergate Pharmacy
Rivergate Pharmacy

LOCAL FIRST: What is Rivergate Pharmacy’s philosophy?