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Safety in numbers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The car ahead of me stopped abruptly.  As darkness descended, I could just make out the ears.  The very large ears.  The female mule deer is waiting on the hillside.  Two smaller deer, their spots almost faded stand near her.  The car finally moves ahead and I peer…

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Ski Season Begins Anew

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A brilliantly sunny fall day.  Blue skies, temperatures in the 50s, a few gold leaves hanging around.  A typical fall day just about anywhere in the United States. But make a drive up Loveland Pass today, and as you cross over the Continental Divide and head down…

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Slash piles

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Giant haystacks.  Giant haystacks of twigs, logs, needles and other assorted parts of trees.  The wood haystacks line both sides of the roads.  One after another, spaced somewhat evenly, some stacked higher than the other, some sprawling just a bit more.   Sometimes the haystacks resemble more…

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Terrorism in a mountain town?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Even in the mountains…  No place is exempt from potential terrorism or violence.  We like to think that our small mountain town is immune to crime, that we all get along.  And for the most part that is true.  Reading the police reports in the local…

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