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Colorado Road Trips

Independence Pass

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Providing the right music for our scenic drive, Bryon linked his iTunes to the car stereo.  Soon, the twanging of the guitar was accompanied by those famous words: Now he walks in quiet solitude the forest and the streams Seeking grace in every step he takes…

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Colorado’s Ugly History

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Camp Amache.  If I didn’t know better, I would have thought it was the name of some long forgotten Native American village.  Instead, it is a symbol of one of the uglier sides of American history. Our local public radio has been broadcasting a series called…

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Hike of the Week: Columbine Lake

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As we head up the trail from the junction, the sound of water greets us.  Soon crystal clear waters cascading down the rocks come into view on the right hand side.  I’ve always found the sound of water comforting and even soothing while spending time in…

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Rollins Pass (from the west side)

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Traffic as far as the eye could see.  I wasn’t prepared for this.  I expected traffic in Washington, DC, but not on I-70 in rural Colorado.  Nevertheless, a line of cars and trucks were bumper to bumper east bound all the way up to the Eisenhower…

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