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June 2016

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Columbine

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “The Columbines are in bloom!” I enthusiastically shared with my friend Nancy.  Another friend of ours walked by, making a face.  How could someone take affront over Colorado’s state flower?  I quizzically turned to her, “What’s wrong?” “When I hear the word Columbine, all I can…

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Mountain traffic

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The line of cars extended as far as the eye could see.  License plates read like a convention — Nebraska, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Missouri.  Watching these tourists to the Rocky Mountains trying to navigate our little town of Nederland was even more amusing. You see, Nederland,…

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Night Prowlers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Something dark appeared by the side of the road.  I jokingly thought in my head, “it’s a bear!”  That’s sort of a standard joke between my husband and I when we are out in the woods — you see a dark shape and suddenly “it’s a…

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Up, up and away

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I look over the side of the basket and instantly get a case of vertigo.  The ground is getting farther and farther away and I have this sudden realization that the only thing that is keeping me from splatting upon it is a straw rectangle.  A…

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