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Remembering Finn

The phone rang on what seemed to be an ordinary Wednesday night.  Seeing a Colorado area code, but ever leery of telemarketers, I picked up the phone. “Hello??” “Leslie, it’s Susan, your neighbor.  I’m kind of freaking out.  I let Finn out in the yard and I can’t find him.”…

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Mountain Lion sighting

It started out as just an ordinary commute, one of many he had done over the years.  Yet as he pulled out onto Boulder Canyon Road, something startlingly different happened.  Out of the corner, Bryon sees something moving on the right hand side of the road.  There are two of…

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The Not-so-Summer Road

Craaaack!  The sound is so sharp from above, it immediately draws my attention from the task at hand.  As I glance up, I see the large branch of the Ponderosa Pine tumble down from 40 feet above, smashing to the ground.  I guess I shouldn’t be surprised, as everywhere I…

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Do I feel lucky today?

Whoosh!  Whoosh!  The wind comes blasting down our road as I step outside.  Winter has finally arrived, complete with high winds rolling off the mountain crest, sub-freezing temperatures, and yes, even a bit of snow.  Happy as I am for some snow (I’m a skier), it does complicate things a…

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