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Recreation

The Dangers of Outdoor Recreation

What’s the most dangerous outdoor sport in Colorado? This question posed by a listener on Colorado Public Radio got me thinking about all the things I like to do outside. She specifically asked because her child wanted to learn downhill skiing, and stories of people dying after hitting a tree…

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Restoring Our Souls

Can a connection to nature restore your soul? In 2013, I reached the pit of despair.  For the first time in my life, I got let go from a job.  Falling into a deep depression, I felt completely unsure of who I was.  I became afraid to even apply for…

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Holiday Weekends

The traffic piled up as the car with the red and white plates motored along at a blazing 20 miles per hour.  The driver appeared oblivious to the fact he was driving 20 miles per hour below the speed limit.  But I’m sure for him or her, driving a winding…

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The Gondola

I saw it come to life over a matter of weeks.  First, I walked through the village and I saw the towers perched on the hillside.  Later, cable first lay across the bricks, then got strung  — one tower to the next.  A huge crane loomed over the Sun Spot…

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