Between teaching a weekly class, conducting periodic workshops, and organizing art exhibitions, it’s no surprise that Dani Tupper’s biggest challenge is finding time to devote to her own artwork.
“I’m a little bit overtaxed,” she confessed, as she talked about an upcoming workshop she’ll be leading in Phoenix, a trip to Mexico she’s taking with three of her students, and a national exhibition she’s co-chairing for the Western Colorado Watercolor Society.
Early Eckert Post Office
Eckert was named for Elizabeth “Izzy” Eckert States, the wife of Adelbert States. He was the ﬁrst postmaster of the ﬁrst post ofﬁce in Eckert established in 1891. The post ofﬁce was located in the States’ home, then other homes before moving to the store built in 1884 and operated by States.
Heidi Simpson’s kitchen smelled deliciously of white tea and ginger. She poured a generous amount of the scented oils into a big pot ﬁlled with a thick, yellow combination of lye, oils and goat’s milk.