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Weather/Climate

Blowdown

As I opened the car door, the wind grabbed it from my hands, jerking it open. Stepping out of the car, the biting wind brought tears to my eyes. Within seconds, I could no longer feel my ears. As I opened the hatch, Shawnee peered out at me. Normally, she…

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Snow!

I guess I really am a winter person. The last few weeks of heat have weighed on me. Hot weather and me just don’t mix. I found it hard to exercise, to sleep, to even want to eat. Nothing seemed appealing. I just felt like a sloth inching along through…

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Hail!

Like many, when we moved to Nederland, we were newbies to mountain living in Colorado. Shortly after buying our home, we experienced first-hand the extremes of mountain weather. In July 2010, a massive thunderstorm dumped hail in the Nederland area, with over six inches falling along the Shelf Road to…

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The May With No Snow

Everything about this month is different. Of course, we’re spending a lot more time at home now due to the pandemic. But I’m talking weather here. I just got one of those Facebook memories that showed up on my news feed. You know the ones that show last  year, or…

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