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It’s Time for the Weed Whipper

Well, that didn’t take long.  After weeks and months of snow on the ground, the warm April sun has finally melted us out. All of the sudden, green is starting to sprout here and there.  That green is now taking over the lower foothills.  From afar it is beautiful —…

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Connecting with Nature — at what price?

One warm evening in July, we found Hanging Lake.  Wanting an evening hike, we only had 2-3 hours.  Like most people, we turned to Google — short hikes near Grand Junction.  Several canyon hikes came up, but we sought something shadier, cooler. Hanging Lake.  One and 1/4 miles through a…

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Colorado Road Trips

Aspen, Colorado

Growing up in Missouri, I dreaded summertime.  Summers in St. Louis were steamy and hot.  Just a few minutes of exertion and sweat would drop off my forehead.  Trying to play tennis in the mugginess brought on a whole new level of fatigue. But the one thing that I always…

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Wildlife

Elk Mamas to Be

The snow has melted and the temperatures are warming.  Spring is in the air, and it is a perfect day for a hike in the local county parks around Nederland.  But you better go to Mud Lake, because a drive up to Caribou Ranch County Park and Open Space  leads…

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