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June 2014

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A Perfect Colorado Evening

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Bryon and I met late this afternoon for an evening hike in the Flatiron Mountains outside of Boulder.  It turned out to be a perfect Colorado evening, with temperatures in the 70s, and clear as a bell.  You could see all the way down to Pikes Peak…

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Colorado Road Trips

Pawnee Buttes

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As we made yet another turn on a county road, I peered into the distance.  Nothing but farms and ranches, and greenery, with an occasional small village mixed in.  Yes, greenery.  We had timed our visit to the northeastern plains to coincide with the last of…

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Recreation

Driving a Fourteener

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I had never heard of the term “Fourteener” before moving to Colorado, but around these parts you hear it a lot, probably because in the state of Colorado, there are more 14,000 foot peaks than any other state — 54 of them.  Hiking/climbing fourteeners is a…

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Going to the Dogs

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn There is probably no other place I have lived that seems so completely dog-friendly and dog-oriented.  Nederland is Dog Central, and it seems almost everyone who lives here has two dogs minimum.  One of the most memorable comments I heard early on was from a lady…

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