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Recreation

The Gondola

I saw it come to life over a matter of weeks.  First, I walked through the village and I saw the towers perched on the hillside.  Later, cable first lay across the bricks, then got strung  — one tower to the next.  A huge crane loomed over the Sun Spot…

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Lifestyle

The Joys of Telecommuting

Many years ago I attended a retreat in California.  The keynote speaker talked of finding fulfillment in your life.  On the topic of work, he said “Find work that is creative and challenging.” Such a simple phrase, but so much meaning packed into it.  I’d probably add one more addendum: …

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Weather/Climate

White Christmases

Will we or won’t we? It’s everyone’s winter fantasy come true.  You wake up on Christmas morning, throw back the curtains, and there it is.  A winter wonderland straight out of Currier and Ives.  Trees with branches bowed with snow.  The world hushed with the weight of fluffy flakes of…

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Recreation

Winter Staycations

Here’s a question.  What if you live in Colorado, and God forbid, you don’t actually like skiing?  Is winter just one long slog through the cold and snow?  Do you count the days until May, when the snow is finally gone? Not so fast.  If the thought of sliding around…

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