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Follow the cairns

I marveled at the sculpture of rocks, seemingly balancing one upon another, forming a sculpture that towered five feet high.  It reminded me of the childhood game of Jenga, where you pile wooden blocks one on top of another without the pile crashing.  How had they managed to balance one…

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The Missing Monsoon

“Rain, rain go away” so says a popular children’s rhyme.  As a child growing up in Missouri, I used to chant this a lot especially with all the rain and thunderstorms during our muggy, humid summers. But here in Colorado, it’s the opposite, after several weeks of warmer weather, we…

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Mountain Goats

“Got no goats?” I strained to hear what the visitor said.  He reminded me of a mountain man — salt and pepper beard, weathered face, crinkly eyes.  Still I wasn’t sure I had hear him quite right. “Excuse me?” “Ain’t you got no goats around here?” “You mean mountain goats?”…

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