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Driving a Fourteener

I had never heard of the term “Fourteener” before moving to Colorado, but around these parts you hear it a lot, probably because in the state of Colorado, there are more 14,000 foot peaks than any other state — 54 of them.  Hiking/climbing fourteeners is a major summertime pursuit for…

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Going to the Dogs

There is probably no other place I have lived that seems so completely dog-friendly and dog-oriented.  Nederland is Dog Central, and it seems almost everyone who lives here has two dogs minimum.  One of the most memorable comments I heard early on was from a lady I knew who worked…

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Backcountry Roads

We have good friends who live in downtown Chicago who have been out to visit us at our home in Nederland.  They think that we live “off the grid” in the middle of nowhere, which seems preposterous to me as I have literally lived in the middle of nowhere when…

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Ride the Rockies

There are many people in Boulder County and in Colorado in general who are bicycle-crazy.  Sometimes in Boulder County, it can feel like bicyclists rule the roads.  Bryon even witnessed an incident of road rage (or should it be cyclist rage?) where a bicyclist who felt he should have gotten…

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