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Climate Change and the Mountains

Imagine the year 2060.  Nederland hits 90 degrees for the seventh day in a row during this August day.  I  turn on the room air conditioner in the bedroom — the only way I can possibly find a way to sleep during this heat wave. I pick up the Excel…

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What is a blizzard?

Being ever the planner, I checked the weather forecast on Saturday night. After visiting my family for Thanksgiving, it was time to head back to Colorado.  Not being a big fan of epic drives, we had planned to leave mid-afternoon Sunday to get four or five hours of driving in…

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First Encounters

There are two sides to every coin. While crossing the plains of eastern Colorado, I considered this cliche as I listened to Public Radio. “We’re interviewing people about the famous Plymouth Rock.  What did you think of it?” “It’s part of history and it was really cool to see it…

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Giving Thanks for a Mountain of Blessings

During this time of gratitude, I like to reflect on what makes me thankful to live here in this mountain haven.  So here goes: I’m grateful for the sounds and sights of the moose who choose to make their home in my neighborhood.  May the people who live here be…

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