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Wildlife

Abounding with Abert’s

A fleeting glimpse of black caught my eye.  I glanced over into the woods, and spotted the tufts of black fur jutting up from the ears, as the Abert’s Squirrel stopped for just a moment to nibble.  Clutching a pine cone in its paws, before I could stop to take…

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Recreation

BolderBoulder: A Different Perspective

As I approached Barker Park, a group of 20 people or so gathered around.  Only for the BolderBoulder would a group be gathered at 6 a.m. in this location.  A woman with a ball cap shouted directions: “Make sure you check in and get your t-shirt and jacket.  Who hasn’t…

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Wildfire Wildlife

From Burn to Boon

When I first saw my friends after their home burned to the ground, I didn’t know what to say?  I knew how I would feel if we had lost our home.  But the loss felt even more bitter for my friends.  Like my husband and me, they had bought the…

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Weather/Climate

Wherever you go, disaster can happen

I’ve never been to the island of Oahu, but like many, have fantasized how idyllic it would be.  White sand beaches, turquoise blue waters — what’s not to like?  For many, it’s their fantasy dream of the ideal place to live.  It’s especially appealing during the cold, windy and snowy…

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