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Safe Haven for Dogs

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Mountain Towns and Dogs As I mourn the loss of Simon, I’ve been musing a lot about dogs.  In particular, dogs in Nederland.  And its role as a safe haven or refuge for dogs from other states that perhaps are not quite so welcoming. A friend…

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Advice for a Newcomer

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn We have some new people moving into the neighborhood.  It’s always interesting to meet people, find out where they moved from and welcome them. One of our new neighbors came straight from the east coast with no knowledge of Nederland and little knowledge of mountain living…

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Mourning the loss of a special friend

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Note:  This is a re-post about my dog Simon from last year.  After more than 15 years, Simon passed away last night.  This is in honor of my best friend and hiking buddy.   A Special Relationship Eleven years ago today, I fell in love.  I don’t…

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Pothole Season

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As soon as I turn onto the dirt, it’s bumpety-bump.  And more bumps.  It’s a combination of miles of potholes combined with ripple of washboard.  It’s pothole season, and mud season. Every time it rains or snows, and the moisture melts, it doesn’t take long for…

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