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The Gold Rush That Wasn’t

Living in the foothills of the Front Range, you can’t escape the history of Colorado’s Gold Rush. Old mines abound as you hike local trails near Caribou, Eldora and Ward and old mining roads dot the Forest Service land around Nederland. So, I listened with interest when Colorado Public Radio…

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Land of Peaches and Corn

I’m not usually a corn-on-the-cob kind of girl. Corn is not my favorite vegetable, probably a result of too many cans of Delmonte corn growing up. But these looked irresistible.  The stalks were a vibrant green and the green husks were fresh looking, not dried out.  The Trader Joe’s employee…

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Happy Colorado Day!

One hundred forty years ago, it happened.  In 1876, what was a territory became a state.  Colorado is frequently called the Centennial state, because it gained statehood the same year our country celebrated its 100th birthday. The original Colorado natives were Native Americans.  First the Ancestral Puebloans inhabited cliffs down…

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