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World Happiness Report

What really makes people happy?  It’s a simple question, but the answer seems to be more complex and varied than what you might think. I read with interest The World Happiness Report that came out the other day.  It ranks the “happiest” countries in the world, and also details where…

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Skiing the Slush Pond

The smell of sunscreen permeates the air around me.  You know — that smell of coconuts, moisturizing cream and zinc oxide all rolled into one.  T-shirts abound, as well as a cool pair of shades.  Others recline in chaise chairs on the deck sunning themselves like lizards baking on a…

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Here we go again…

As Bryon drove down to Boulder on Sunday morning, police vehicles blocked the westbound lanes as smoke arose from the hills on the northwest side of Boulder.  I had heard sirens as well, and did a quick internet check of Boulder’s daily newspaper, The Daily Camera.  There it was —…

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Garden of the Gods

Note:  This is slightly off-topic to mountain living and relates to a recent road trip. Pikes Peak looms above — its 14,000+ feet of craggy rock casting a shadow, like big brother peering from above.  But as I drive ever closer, something in the immediate foreground catches my attention.  Large,…

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