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Lifestyle

The Joys of Telecommuting

Many years ago I attended a retreat in California.  The keynote speaker talked of finding fulfillment in your life.  On the topic of work, he said “Find work that is creative and challenging.” Such a simple phrase, but so much meaning packed into it.  I’d probably add one more addendum: …

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Weather/Climate

White Christmases

Will we or won’t we? It’s everyone’s winter fantasy come true.  You wake up on Christmas morning, throw back the curtains, and there it is.  A winter wonderland straight out of Currier and Ives.  Trees with branches bowed with snow.  The world hushed with the weight of fluffy flakes of…

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Nature

The “Other” Meteor Showers

When thinking about our move to Nederland, I often reflect on the remoteness, the beauty, the wildlife, the quiet.  But something I appreciate each night when I take the dogs out for their last potty break, is what I see in the sky.  Despite being a mere 15 miles west…

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Recreation

Pay to Park? Just Say No!

Last week I met up with some people from Denver, and like any group of Coloradans, the conversation turned to skiing.  Some had Epic passes, preferring Vail, and some had Ikon Passes.  They asked me which one I preferred. “I’m a part-time ski instructor, so I get a pass for…

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