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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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Weather/Climate

Poo in the Air = Snow?

Living in the mountains for many winters, I’ve often thought the air brings signs of snow before the flakes fly.  Sometimes it’s in the form of extreme wind.  Sometimes, there’s a faint smell of moisture, sort of like rain, but more subtle.  Sometimes it’s just the feel of heavier humidity….

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Nature

The “Other” Meteor Showers

When thinking about our move to Nederland, I often reflect on the remoteness, the beauty, the wildlife, the quiet.  But something I appreciate each night when I take the dogs out for their last potty break, is what I see in the sky.  Despite being a mere 15 miles west…

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Recreation

Pay to Park? Just Say No!

Last week I met up with some people from Denver, and like any group of Coloradans, the conversation turned to skiing.  Some had Epic passes, preferring Vail, and some had Ikon Passes.  They asked me which one I preferred. “I’m a part-time ski instructor, so I get a pass for…

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