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Pothole Season

As soon as I turn onto the dirt, it’s bumpety-bump.  And more bumps.  It’s a combination of miles of potholes combined with ripple of washboard.  It’s pothole season, and mud season. Every time it rains or snows, and the moisture melts, it doesn’t take long for potholes and waves of…

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Recreation

Lost Lake

If I said we went for a hike to Lost Lake here in Colorado, your next question might very well be: Which one? Turns out there are at least seven different Lost Lakes around the state, including one here near Nederland.  But then that’s nothing compared to Oregon, where there…

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Weather/Climate

Snowy May??

Are snowy Mays the new normal?  I’m beginning to think so. We’re only three days into the month of May, and we’ve already had almost 12 inches of snow. Now in any given year,  you could chalk that up to an aberration of weather for that year.  But in the…

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Wildfire

Wildfire Awareness Month

Update:  A neighbor who lost their home in the Cold Springs Wildfire wrote me with two excellent suggestions.  Make sure you put the deeds to your vehicles as well as an extra set of keys in the safe deposit box as well.  Thanks for the suggestion, John! The month of…

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