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Good morning, and welcome to Summit Up, the world’s only daily column completely ecstatic that summer is just around the corner. Every year at this time we dream about pulling out our sandals and prance around as our toes enjoy the fresh air and are treated to some very deserving sunshine. But then we remember the ten digits have been hibernating in the warmth of our ski socks all winter, and jammed into ski boots at least 75 times. So before we can show off our feet must treat them to a bit of good ‘ol fashioned TLC. Our favorite tends to be the cloth socks (and gloves for those over worked fingers) that you place over your feet after submerging them in a vat of intense therapy lotion. Then vegging in front of the TV, watching reality marathons and allowing the lotion to work its magic on our tired and dry skin.Although we have tried many beauty rituals found in between the glossy covers of every girlie magazine (yes, we read those too) there has yet to be a process that is both fast and effective, unless we just happen to have the county’s worst looking feet (which we won’t argue with at this point in the year). Thinking of preparing our feet for their spring 2007 debut we can’t help but think about the first blister that will inevitably form somewhere on one or both of our feet as we put on a pair of sandals or flats for the first time this season. The breaking in process always seems to happen, that first day, when wearing a pair of sandals and feeling the air breeze through the toes and by days end, you have a blister the size of Texas and pain to match.So e-mail us at and tell us what works wonders on your feet to bring them out of the cold winter socks and into the season’s hottest little strappy sandal.***We have a graduation notice to share. Conor K. McGahey, a 2003 Summit High School graduate, will graduate from the University of Denver with a degree in Broadcast Journalism on June 9. Conor plans to pursue a career in public address broadcasting at the University of Denver and with numerous professional sports organizations in Denver.***Grace and Tim Keeling sent in his proud note: Matthew K. Keeling, Summit High School’s Valedictorian of 2003, graduated from Colorado School of Mines on May 11, first in his class with Highest Honors. His degree is in Chemical Engineering. He will be attending graduate school at CSM. ***We out, buying Band-Aids and lotion.

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