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The Mountain Commute

“So do you really love living up here?” Karen asked. “Yeah, pretty much.” “So what do you find the most daunting about it?  It’s probably the commute, isn’t it?  Is it hard driving up and down the canyon every day?” I felt surprised by her assumption. “No, the commute doesn’t…

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From record-setting heat to snow…

Tractor-trailers jack-knifed into a ditch.  Small sedans sliding backwards down the hill.  It’s like navigating a slalom course of cars stuck hither and yon all over the roadway.  What started out as the routine commute to get home had turned into an endurance contest of navigating cars spinning out of…

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Life’s a Beach!

Well, the dog days of summer have arrived with temperatures starting to routinely hit 90 degrees down around Boulder.  Fortunately, up in Nederland it is usually a good 15 degrees cooler, making for pleasant summer weather.  But the residents of Boulder know how to combat all that hot weather by…

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Tragedy in Boulder Canyon

I was supposed to meet Bryon tonight down in Boulder for dinner after work.  The first sign something was wrong was a fire truck rushing down Ninth street towards Canyon Boulevard.  Then more fire trucks, EMS vehicles coming from all directions, rushed towards Boulder Canyon.  I knew something disastrous must…

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