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Shaken….Not Stirred

“So what did you do for the weekend, Leslie?” asked Yvonne. “We went over to Grand County and cut down a Christmas tree on the National Forest land.” “Oh, that sounds so romantic!  David, you should do that.” she said. “But, I don’t have a tree shaker.  What do you…

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The Cutting of the Tree

“We got up too late.  We’re not going to have enough time.”  This wasn’t going to be as easy as we thought. “It will be ok.  We only need one tree.” I stewed as we continue to drive up the windy, dirt road.  At 3 o’clock, we only had around…

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No Smart Phone?

“Hey, can you check the Google maps and get the directions for the hotel?” I asked Brian. “The phone isn’t working.  It shows five bars, but the map isn’t loading.” “Try the browser and see if that is working.” “That’s not working either.” Ding!  Incoming text. “I just got a…

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Lifestyle Recreation

Life as a Ski Bum

“I wanted to let you know that I’m leaving.  My last day of work will be Oct. 25.” With those words, I officially became a ski bum. At the time, I worked in a consulting firm back east as a graphic artist.  At 25 years old, I made a good…

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