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Recreation

Skiing for the Disabled

Riding the chairlift, I marveled at the arcing, carving turns made at high speeds.  The ski swooped back and forth across the hill, leaving the tell tale arc of s turns etched into the snow.  The skill of the skier was evident for all who watched him.   What made this…

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Law & Disorder at the Library

I remember the first time I saw Nederland.  Well, actually, there was the first time I saw Nederland in the light of day and the night-time version. We accidentally “stumbled” upon Nederland trying to take a short cut from Idaho Springs to Boulder.  Traffic became gridlocked on I-70 and looking…

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Wildlife

Your Grandmother Lied — Bears Don’t Hibernate

Sitting at the table eating Sunday breakfast, Bryon and I lazily read the newspaper.  Since I was a kid, Sunday breakfast has always been a tradition with my family, so it only made sense that we continued it.  Waffles, pancakes, omelettes, hash browns, and bacon on a cold Sunday morning…

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Lifestyle

Dog Parks

When I first moved to Nederland, I met a woman in our neighborhood who worked at the library.  She recounted a funny conversation she’d had that day with an out of town visitor. “These people from Texas stopped in the library today.  They asked me where the local dog park…

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