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The “Other” Meteor Showers

When thinking about our move to Nederland, I often reflect on the remoteness, the beauty, the wildlife, the quiet.  But something I appreciate each night when I take the dogs out for their last potty break, is what I see in the sky.  Despite being a mere 15 miles west…

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Pay to Park? Just Say No!

Last week I met up with some people from Denver, and like any group of Coloradans, the conversation turned to skiing.  Some had Epic passes, preferring Vail, and some had Ikon Passes.  They asked me which one I preferred. “I’m a part-time ski instructor, so I get a pass for…

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Winter Recreation at Brainard

One line kept going through my head over and over again as my skis dipped and slid between the trees.     “Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go!” During the summertime, Brainard Lake is one of the most popular hiking destinations near the Front Range. …

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Skiing for the Disabled

Riding the chairlift, I marveled at the arcing, carving turns made at high speeds.  The ski swooped back and forth across the hill, leaving the tell tale arc of s turns etched into the snow.  The skill of the skier was evident for all who watched him.   What made this…

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