Gold Run Nordic Center

Larry and I (Stella) are skiing at different Nordic centers throughout Colorado this winter season. On Sunday, January 26, 2020, we skied at the Gold Run Nordic Center in the Town of Breckenridge for the very first time. And I can honestly say that it was the most enjoyable cross-country skiing experience that I have … Continue reading Gold Run Nordic Center

18th Winter – Book Give Away

Book Signing & Giveaway: Saturday, August 10th @ 10:30am. Elk Creek Campground in Grand Lake, CO. First 20 people receive a free paperback copy! If you happen to be near Grand Lake this coming Saturday stop by and see Stella, chat with her and learn more about Collette and her story. Learn more about Stella … Continue reading 18th Winter – Book Give Away

Summer Reading: 18th Winter

Looking for an interesting read as spring moves into summer? Why not add 18th Winter to your reading list. My wife, Stella, had spent the last 5+ years pouring her heart and soul into her book project, 18th Winter. Not did I only have the pleasure of partaking in her journey I also read the … Continue reading Summer Reading: 18th Winter

Local author’s debut novel centers a strong female role model, respect for nature

It took Stella Raasch five-and-a-half years and 12 drafts to tell her story, but her debut novel, “18th Winter,” is finally published. “18th Winter” is a young adult fantasy novel that tells the story of Collette and the curse placed on her family’s tribe, the Cyokiana. The novel follows Collette as she tries to navigate… … Continue reading Local author’s debut novel centers a strong female role model, respect for nature