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Giving Thanks for a Mountain of Blessings

During this time of gratitude, I like to reflect on what makes me thankful to live here in this mountain haven.  So here goes: I’m grateful for the sounds and sights of the moose who choose to make their home in my neighborhood.  May the people who live here be…

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Update: The Troll

The Troll is dead.  Three weeks ago, I wrote about a unique piece of art located on The Wellington Troll in Breckenridge, Colorado.  The troll was located on a walking trail near a residential area of new build town homes.  Because of its popularity, it had attracted large numbers of…

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A Draft Decision

We were hanging out on the deck on a beautiful May afternoon.  Suddenly, flames appeared on PeeWink Ridge, less than a mile from our house.  Bryon called 911 to report it,  As a precaution, he gathered the cat carriers, and prepared to evacuate. Fortunately, that particular day, the winds were…

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Halloween in the Mountains

“Do you think we’ll get trick or treaters?  Should I buy candy?”  my neighbor asked me. During the past year, we’ve had several new people move into our Nederland neighborhood.  Some from as far away as Washington, DC.  Others made more local moves from the plains of Colorado – Lafayette,…

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