Update: The Troll

The Troll is dead.  Three weeks ago, I wrote about a unique piece of art located on The Wellington Troll in Breckenridge, Colorado.  The troll was located on a walking trail near a residential area of new build town homes.  Because of its popularity, it had attracted large numbers of…

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Ski Season Begins Anew

It’s the night before another season begins anew.  I begin the familiar routine.   Skis and poles into the car.  Where’s the boot bag? Behind the tents and packs is the familiar black and purple bag.  I dig my mittens out of the closet, and pack them into the bag along…

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Squeaky Snow

As I wake from bed, I stumble over to the loft and stare out the huge windows.  It is so cold that it seems even time has frozen.  The air is hushed and nothing seems to be moving in this wintry scene.  Still, it is 7 a.m. and the dogs…

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Travel outside Colorado

Road Trip: Colonial Charm in South Carolina

Walking the streets, I marveled how different everything was from my home town of Nederland, Colorado. The brick homes punctuated with gothic columns and verandas off every window.  Narrow streets teeming with magnolia and lush vegetation.  Churches with steeples that climbed sharply ever higher into the sky. But what captivated…

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