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Recreation

Dreading Winter or…

Looking forward to it. I got reminded today that there are indeed two perspectives when talking with a friend of mine. “Ugh, I heard we’re supposed to get snow again on Sunday.  Why can’t it stay like today all year round?” he lamented. “I take it you’re not  a winter…

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Lifestyle

Being a Mountain Person

I remember the moment. As I hiked along Bubbs Creek in Kings Canyon National Park, my heart began to sing.  I could swear it would explode right out of my heart. There had been moments before.  When I first moved to the Sierra Nevada in California, I marveled at the…

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Weather/Climate

Seventy Degrees

Runners in shorts and tank tops.  People wearing flip flops, eating ice cream.  If you didn’t know better, you would have thought it was the middle of July.  I couldn’t reconcile the scene in my mind with what was coming the next day. Twenty-four hours later, it felt like mid…

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The Nederland Experience

“Do I need to change?” my dad asks. “No, Dad, things are pretty casual in Nederland.  A pair of jeans and a flannel shirt, and you’ll fit right in” I replied. “Although you might want change your shoes” I added. He had on blue canvas shoes with the name “Sperry”…

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