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What is the traction law?

As I slowly proceeded west on Interstate 70, signs flashed overhead.  Amidst the flying snowflakes, flashing yellow words warned motorists, “Passenger Traction Law in Effect”.  I racked my brain to figure out what this meant.  Since I was driving my Subaru Forester with snow tires, I figured I was ok. …

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Winter Park Express

The year of its death was 2009, March specifically. At 69 years old, it was good run.  And that was that, the end of the era.  Long live the Ski Train! Except it wasn’t the end.  The people of Winter Park, Denver, and the state of Colorado wouldn’t let the…

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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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Ski Train Resurrection?

FYI, I’ve been on a trip to the west coast, so haven’t blogged in a few days, sorry to any of my loyal readers. Working at Winter Park Ski Resort this past winter, I walked by the Moffatt Tunnel pretty much each day I worked.  Most of us employees parked…

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