We have been in e-mail contact with author Eugenia Bone, who wrote, At Mesa's Edge: Cooking and Ranching in Colorado's North Fork Valley. As Googlebooks, puts it "Eugenia Bone was perfectly happy with her life as a New York City food writer, but she knew that her husband, a transplanted westerner, was filled with a discontent he couldn't explain. So when he returned from a fishing trip in the Rockies one day and announced that he wanted to buy a forty-five-acre ranch in Crawford, Colorado (population 255), she reluctantly said yes."
She's now in love with the Western Slope, developed a passion for gardening, and if we're not mistaken, just ribboned at the Delta County Fair in several competitions, including award winning oregano, parsley, and tarragon:
(How many Eugenia Bones in Crawford can there be?).
Long story short, we invited her for a visit to the inn, but imagine our surprise when when she said she had already visited and toured the property! We don't know what this all means, other than it possesses a certain cool factor about it.