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Weather/Climate

Can WFH Save the Planet?

The climate change news is bleak. “The report “is a code red for humanity”, says the UN chief.” Having a day off and needing to do business in Boulder, I turned on Colorado Public Radio in my car and heard the news on climate change. Human activity is definitively causing…

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Recreation

Trip Report: The Northern Loop

“We want to backpack the Northern Loop. Can you give us camping suggestions?” Three years ago, I volunteered at the Forest Service office in Boulder, issuing wilderness permits. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I offered to help. But over the course of the season, from mid-June to mid-September,…

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Uncategorized Weather/Climate

It’s Spilling!

Driving up Boulder Canyon, the sound of water surrounds me. With Boulder Creek running alongside the road, it’s hard not to notice what’s going on. Water! The rush of water, roiling rapids, pushing down the hillside at levels not seen in more than a year. There’s so much water, that…

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Lifestyle

The Haves and the Have Nots

It happened overnight. The fan stopped running. Why did we have the fan running on a snowy night, you might ask. During summers with no air conditioning, a box fan to put in the window is indispensable. Having bought our home in June, we got used to the hum of…

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