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Record Snow Pack

539% of normal.  That is just plain crazy. But this week, the snow pack totals for the entire state of Colorado were 539% of normal.  If that sounds like a lot, just take a trip to the San Juan Mountains near Durango.  It’s over 700% of normal there. Yes, we…

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Colorado Road Trips

Surf’s Up!

For a mountain lover, Colorado is nirvana. For a beach lover, not so much. Record Snow Pack Like many of the interior states, Colorado is land locked.  Over one thousand miles, and two days of driving will finally get you to southern California or the coast of Texas.  If you…

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Dump Day

“Excuse me?” Donning my fashionable yellow and orange vest, I walked over to the car. “Can I help you with something?” “I’m just wondering, is there something going on?  I don’t understand why the line is so long to drop off my trash today.” Wow, is this a case of…

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Putting Down Roots

Somewhere along the way of my 17 years with the National Park Service, I started nesting.  Something in me became obsessed with having a place all my own, of setting down roots.  I think it was while working at Cape Cod National Seashore. Up until that time, I had led…

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