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Being a Mountain Person

I remember the moment. As I hiked along Bubbs Creek in Kings Canyon National Park, my heart began to sing.  I could swear it would explode right out of my heart. There had been moments before.  When I first moved to the Sierra Nevada in California, I marveled at the…

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A Seed is Planted

Note:  This is an excerpt from my memoir I am working on.  It explains where my connection from the mountains comes from, dating back to my childhood. Where does our connection to place come from? If your life’s journey never exposes you to a place, will you know what you…

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Culture Shift

Big news! The BLM is moving to Grand Junction. When I first heard that on Colorado Public Radio, I did a double take. Grand Junction? I get all the reasoning about moving people west.  Employees should be close to the public lands that they act as stewards for. Blah, blah,…

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Cell Service in Boulder Canyon?

During the last few months of surviving road construction, a few things have provided a bit of comic relief.  None, more so than waiting at a stoplight in the canyon and reading the sign posted at said stoplight. “If signals are flashing, contact 970-260-8719” I literally had a LOL moment…

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