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Interstate 70

Weather/Climate

Snowy May??

Are snowy Mays the new normal?  I’m beginning to think so. We’re only three days into the month of May, and we’ve already had almost 12 inches of snow. Now in any given year,  you could chalk that up to an aberration of weather for that year.  But in the…

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Traffic

Like many other commuters around the country on a Wednesday morning at 7 a.m., I found myself sitting in a traffic jam on an interstate highway.  Unlike the rest of you, I am thoroughly baffled by this occurrence.  Why am I sitting in a traffic jam on westbound I-70 near…

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A Journey on I-70

As a child growing up in Missouri, my family took frequent trips to Colorado, driving our family station wagon out on I-70 west.  My first glimpses of the mountains were usually from somewhere out on the plains near Limon, Colorado.  And my first “oooh, aaah” moment most certainly came while…

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The Empire Light Strikes Back

It’s 6 a.m. on a cold and blustery Sunday morning in late January.  By all rights, anyone in a sane frame of mind would be snug in their bed, sleeping deeply, covers pulled tightly up to their noses.  But not in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado…. One look from high…

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