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June 2015

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Staying on the hill

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Tomorrow is a day off for me, and unlike today, I will be staying on “the hill.”  What a relief!  What is staying on the hill?  A day that I will not be leaving the friendly environs of our house and the little town of Nederland…

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Barker Reservoir

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As you drive up from Boulder to Nederland via Boulder Canyon, cresting a hill, the town of Nederland appears on the other side of a very large body of water, Barker Reservoir.  It’s really quite picturesque — a huge mountain lake next to a small town…

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The Wonder of Wildflowers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn When I lived in Oregon, I used to love to garden.  Something about getting my hands dirty while planting bulbs, lilac bushes, perennials and annuals, and then nurturing them through watering and loving care to see them bloom each summer provided me with great fulfillment.  A lot…

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Colorado’s Mining History

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I’m working on putting together a temporary exhibit at work on Boulder County’s mining history, so have been reading a lot recently about the subject.  The county actually manages the Nederland Mining Museum, a small museum filled with artifacts and stories of local mining.  As I…

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