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Christmas Pow

It’s 4:30 a.m.  So says the alarm clock in big red numbers at our motel room.  But the dogs don’t care.  All they know is they want to go outside.  Simon is old and has trouble holding his urine and I don’t want him to have an accident, so I…

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Asphalt Patrol

If it’s winter, and there’s snow, there’s nothing I love more than sliding on it on a pair of skis.  Whether it’s flying down the slopes at Winter Park or Eldora, or gliding through the trees at Brainard Lake, skiing is something I look forward to all year.  Just the…

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The In-between Season

“Are we still going to do our Fourteener hike?” Jack inquires of me. “I’m afraid that window has closed.  With the snow above 10,000 feet we’ve gotten the last two weeks, I don’t think we will be able to hike the high peaks until next summer.  Next year!” Snow covers…

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First snow

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 to float down out…

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