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Colorado Rocky Mountains

Wildlife

Saving the Bobcat

As I grabbed moving boxes from the great room, something gray caught my eye. Our front door has glass windows alongside and some creature perched on our front porch.  Hmmm, must be our neighbor’s house cat. I walked over to get a better look.  A gray-reddish cat with spots crouched…

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Recreation

Mt. Sanitas

Spring in the Colorado Rocky Mountains can be a tease.  One day, temperatures soar to 60 degrees and you swear spring has arrived.  The next, it’s 20 degrees and snowing. On those warm days, summer feels like it is just around the corner.  I long for a good hike.  But…

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Lifestyle

The Quest for Gas

As we wound around the curve in the dark and fog, a bright orange light came on. Uh oh. The symbol of the gas tank gave me pangs of anxiety.  We’d come about a third of the way up the canyon.  Should we push on hoping we had enough to…

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Nature

Life Under the Snow

Out on a cross country ski on The Grand Mesa, we enjoyed a Colorado Bluebird Day.  Bluebird days are defined as the day after a snowstorm, when the sun comes out and the new fallen snow sparkles.  It doesn’t get much better than going skiing on a crisp, sunny day…

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