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September 2014

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City Folk vs. Mountain Folk

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I was sitting around a table the other day with a bunch of people all who lived somewhere in the Denver metro area.  I was the only one who didn’t live near the city, and I quickly felt out of sorts.  The conversation centered around restaurants…

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Peaking on the Peak to Peak

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Right now, I absolutely love my daily commute to and from work.  I drive about 42 miles each way on a road called the Peak to Peak Highway, or officially Highway 72 to Highway 7, from Nederland to Estes Park, Colorado.  It usually takes me about…

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Happy Anniversary on Quandary Peak

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn So today was our wedding anniversary, and in true Colorado fashion, we celebrated by doing something athletic and outdoorsy.  I wrote earlier about how hiking “Fourteeners” is something of a Colorado pastime, so today, we decided to tackle one we hadn’t done before.  Hiking Fourteeners in…

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September Snow

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn When I talk to long-time residents of the mountains, whether it be here in the Rockies, or in the Sierra in California, they tell me they have seen it snow all twelve months of the year.  I haven’t seen it snow all twelve months, but I…

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