Tag Archives: Colorado

No Bull, I almost Got Killed!

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I’ll Take Pandemic for $1,000, Alex

Hoping that this global pandemic doesn’t become a regular occurrence, how will we explain this unique time to future generations? One of my friends aptly declared, “At this point, if they announce the zombie apocalypse will begin at 2 p.m. … Continue reading

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Don’t You Dare Eat That Fish Head!

Living in a resort mountain town during high tourist season takes patience, a positive attitude and the constant ability to forgive. I have some of those … sometimes. Estes Park, Colorado, is a small town, 6000 permanent residents (around 15,000 … Continue reading

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Can’t You Read the Sign?

My first dog in a string of furbabies was Sammie the Wonderlab. Unfortunately, she somehow didn’t get the “lab” memo. She hated other dogs, couldn’t swim, and frankly, wasn’t very bright. Oh, she did enjoy a few labbie things, like wading … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Old Friend

I had a nice, long visit with an old friend yesterday. I am not sure we will ever see each other again. She has been with me throughout most of my life. She has always been challenging, and even a … Continue reading

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Turkey With Sage

Living in a house with no window treatments has afforded me the opportunity to ponder life’s important questions in the early, early morning hours, while watching the sun rise. True, I don’t often ruminate over solving world hunger, the inequality and injustices of … Continue reading

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Of Moose and “Men”

Things that made me laugh today, Estes Park edition: “Do you want to see a moose?” Not something I would expect to hear in my previous life in suburbia, so it prompted me to jump out of bed, throw on … Continue reading

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Mountain Home Do’s and Don’ts

Welcome one and all to our new piece of paradise in the Rocky Mountains. It’s a bit different from living in suburbia, so we felt it necessary to compose a list of rules we all need to follow to keep … Continue reading

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Look, Up In the Sky …

I don’t mean to brag, but my husband has a giant telescope. Space, and stars, and all things astronomical are a huge hobby. Did you know there is even a NASA television station? I have caught him watching many times, and … Continue reading

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Boxes of Boxes

I am not a “stuff” person. Hubs and I have surprisingly little amounts of boxed treasures or doodads, displayed or hidden. Our decorative taste can best be described as minimalist. This has been an intentional decision, a continual process of … Continue reading

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