Monday, October 09, 2006

Puttin' on the Ritz

Come let's mix where Rockefellers walk with sticks
Or "um-ber-ellas" in their mitts
Puttin' on the Ritz

A dash, a get-away for C and I, to Idaho's version of the "Ritz"--
rich with fine art, fine dining, and the glow of aspens.

Ketchum began as a silver mining town, evolved into sheep herding, then, with the construction of the Sun Valley resort in the 1930s, became The Place To Be for movie stars, Olympic athletes, politicians, writers (Ernest Hemingway) and the wealthy.

Fortunately, for those of us who are not rich and famous, the Tyrolean Inn offers a comfortable room, a continental breakfast, and views like this...

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