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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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The Power of Water

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, it is filled to…

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Red Flag Weather

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 much like a small…

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