Welcome to the Cool List. Hello, I’m Jody. I live in the quaint, seductively charming city of San Miguel de Allende. It’s where I raised my children to be bilingual citizens of the world and where I founded an international writers conference and literary festival. As my children grew, life took me to Aspen, Colorado, a world-class ski resort with big city events in an invitingly small town. A place that defies ordinary. Then for work I moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, a City Different in so many ways. You may arguably find a place more exotic, just not on this continent. Now I split my time between these three very cool cities and invite you to join the Cool List to discover all that is hip and happening in Aspen, Santa Fe and San Miguel de Allende.