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Storm Chasing During Boulder’s 100-Year Flood

Photo by Jessica Farris Drenched by torrential rain over a period of four days, creeks swelled into forceful rivers, dams burst and walls of water cascaded from the foothills all along the Front Range in Colorado. 18.44 inches of rain … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Prince Harry

Dear Prince Harry, It has come to my attention that you will be visiting our fair state this weekend. As your motorcade drives to Colorado Springs from DIA, I am sure you will be struck by the impressive beauty of … Continue reading

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April 2011, 2012, and 2013 – A Photo Essay

This morning, I watched these robins ruffle their feathers to keep the snow from accumulating. Poor birds… In March of 2013, a cycle started with snowstorms arriving every Monday. Mother Nature must be on steroids because this has continued for … Continue reading

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Heads UP! Welcome Meteor/Asteroid and Party Crashers

The Ultimate Wild Ride! There is a 150 foot meteor/asteroid racing towards us at alarming speed, no lie, and it is supposed to come within 17,200 miles of Earth on February 15! What is alarming about this event is not that … Continue reading

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Get Your Red On and Get Recognized On the Wild Ride

I had heart surgery. Yep. It will be three years ago this April. My heart condition was congenital. My father has congestive heart failure from contracting rheumatic fever while in the Air Force. We all know someone affected by heart … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with The Saturdays as a Fly on the Wall

When my daughter Courtney won a trip to New York City to see The Saturdays, I said, “Who?” She informed me that they are an all-girl pop band similar to The Spice Girls. My second question was, “Can I go?” I … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain High

Along with the re-election of our President, Coloradans legalized marijuana. What does that mean? It is now legal to grow six plants in homes across the state. Adults over the age of 21 will be able to purchase an ounce … Continue reading

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The Colorado Massacre

I know that you wild riders out there come to my blog for a full cup of adventure, but today I am filled with profound sadness. Last night in Aurora, Colorado, 24-year-old James Holmes, armed with an AK-47 and two … Continue reading

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Want to Get Higher?

You never know what you might see in your own backyard, especially if you live in Colorado. While growing up in Wisconsin, I never once set eyes on a hot air balloon. The abundance of trees and lakes make cloud … Continue reading

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Small Dog Warnings in Boulder County

Okay. I’ll admit it. I am a weather chaser. No, I am not a lunatic that races across the country with a million pieces of crazy equipment trying to find the center of a tornado, nor do I go out … Continue reading

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