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Hike of the Week: Lily Mountain

A summer of volunteer patrolling for the Indian Peaks Wilderness had left me longing. Longing for a hike with our pups, Logan and Shawnee. We’d done a lot of hikes around Nederland many times — Lost Lake, the Rim Trail, Blue Lake.  I wanted to see something different, yet get…

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Life with an Outhouse

Years ago, my grandfather got a new girlfriend, Libby.  He lived in a small, rural town in northeastern Pennsylvania. Libby seemed old-fashioned with silver gray hair curled at her shoulder and thick glasses.  Like many in that small town, she lived there all her life.  But what I remember most…

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