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The Quest for Gas

As we wound around the curve in the dark and fog, a bright orange light came on. Uh oh. The symbol of the gas tank gave me pangs of anxiety.  We’d come about a third of the way up the canyon.  Should we push on hoping we had enough to…

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Spring Skiing

With trepidation, I headed down through the moguls.  After suffering through a bullet-proof run, where my edges had no bite, I wasn’t eager to repeat the experience.  To my delight, I found them to be soft and forgiving.  Nirvana!  I’d found the sweet spot.  But only suffering through some scary…

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“There is No Plan.”

“My question is, what if there is an emergency situation, like someone has a heart attack, or there is a fire.  What is the plan?” “There is no plan.” What?  Did I hear that right?  Having been through the ordeal of The Cold Springs Wildfire, a contingency plan for emergencies…

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If you build it, will the water come?

If you fly over the Rocky Mountains along the Front Range, you’ll see amoeba-shaped blobs of water dotting the landscape.  But most of those blobs aren’t natural lakes, they are instead reservoirs.  In fact, my hometown of Nederland, Colorado is perched upon the shores of Barker Reservoir. Reservoirs and the…

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