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First snow

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As faint light enveloped the room, I stumbled out of bed.  Walking out to the loft, I stared out the huge windows facing west to see a world of white.  It really had happened.  Fluffy snow coated the deck railings and the barbecue.  Soft flakes continued…

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The Power of Water

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It  is spilling.  Just two weeks ago, the brown rim around the reservoir exposed just how low the water had gotten.  Just a month ago, the water had receded so much that rocks and roots were exposed everywhere.  Now, in seemingly the blink of the eye,…

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Red Flag Weather

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn What a change from two nights ago!  Rather than the 30-degree temperatures that kept me from even opening the bedroom windows, a warm wind blew.  The Aspen leaves weren’t just quaking gently, the whole tree vibrated from the swirling winds.  Descending down Hurricane Hill, white caps…

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Winter isn’t quite over yet

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn In any other part of the country, getting a major snowstorm in mid-May would cause people to pull out the record books. But not in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. I’ve seen it snow 11 months of the year, and so a forecast of 9-18 inches…

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