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In search of the center place

“How did you end up moving to Nederland?” A frequent question from friends, house guests, visitors. The answer is more complicated than you would think. This week I’ve been reading the latest issue of Outside magazine, the anniversary issue with feature articles from various writers.  One in particular caught my…

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The smell of wood smoke

First things first.  Feeling groggy, I stumble downstairs and get the coffee going.  Then, to the next task, and Simon and Shawnee peer up at me, tails wagging.  Hooking on their leashes, I opened the door to take them out.  Brrrr!! The first thing that greets me is the smell…

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Carpe Diem (seize the day)!

I’ve never been a very good mountain biker.  Walking on a trail in Breckenridge this past week, I watched a very confident woman cruise down a steep single track hill with ease.  That’s the thing about sports like mountain biking and downhill skiing.  To be really, really good, you have…

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House swap?

“Where are you from?” I queried the older couple who just walked into the museum. “Well, we’re from Texas but we’re staying in Boulder, Colorado for three weeks.” “Are you visiting friends or family?” “No, we’re house-sitting some people’s house through Housecares.com.” Huh?  With Colorado being a very desirable vacation…

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