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Nature Recreation

Shooting? In the wilderness?

The Wilderness Act, signed into law in 1964, created the National Wilderness Preservation System and recognized wilderness as “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain….an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval…

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Travel outside Colorado

Christmas tradition

Note:  This post is off-topic pertaining to a visit to Colonial Williamsburg during the Christmas season. The wreaths caught my eye.  The many, colorful wreathes decorated in the most imaginative ways possible.  Carved artichokes mixed in with cranberries.  Assorted apples arranged around the evergreens.  Sprays of dried flowers mixed in…

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Travel outside Colorado

Back east

Four lanes of traffic filled with red taillights. Row upon row of suburban neighborhoods filled with cookie-cutter houses.  I’m starting to break out in hives over the fact that we’ve moved one mile in the last 20 minutes.  Phantom traffic jams seems to materialize for no real reason, and what…

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Lifestyle

To leash, or not to leash?

A blur of black and white flashes by me, as Shawnee tumbles down the trail through the woods.  Tail wagging, she is in a state of doggie bliss.  So many things to smell, to look at, logs to jump over.  I love the fact that our two dogs have spent…

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