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Rainbows

As I was driving home, it started to rain while the sun was out, and I could just detect the beginnings of  rainbow.  It reminded me that ever since we moved to Colorado six years ago, we have seen numerous rainbows, and I started to wonder why.  Scientifically, when it…

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Lightning Strikes Twice

I don’t normally post about the same thing twice, but in this case, we’ve had such a shocking turn of events this past weekend at Rocky Mountain National Park, I feel compelled.  As you know, from my earlier post, we had a lightning strike on Friday that struck a group of…

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Lightning

Sad news from Rocky Mountain National Park today as a woman was killed by a lightning strike on the Ute Trail and seven other people were injured.  This time of year in the high country, it is quite typical to get afternoon thunderstorms, and the danger of lightning is a…

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Oh-my-Gawd Road

As part of working at the park, I often tell people some of the history of the two main roads in the park, Trail Ridge Road and Fall River Road.  Roads in Colorado are not only scenic, but very often have an interesting history to them as well.  Many of…

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