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Get Ready Before It’s Too Late!

“Red sky at morning gives sailors first warning.” This photo was taken today! A blustery Rocky Mountain wind pummeled our house all night and is still thrashing our trees causing their remaining leaves to tumble like autumnal rain. A change … Continue reading

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Are You Ready “to” Spring?

The bad news: This Sunday, March 9th, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time or what I like to call, “You Ripped Off an Hour of My Precious Sleeping Time.” We lose an hour at 2:00 AM when time springs … Continue reading

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How to Survive the Polar Vortex

In case you haven’t heard, half the US is in a cyclonic weather pattern. It seems the center of the Polar Ice Cap has relocated somewhere between Madison, Wisconsin and Cleveland. The Polar Vortex is threatening to stick around and … Continue reading

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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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The Bright Side Top Ten List

Most of you come to the Wild Ride for an upbeat quirky post and I don’t think I have let you down yet. This is Boulder, Colorado’s eighth, yes, 8TH week of snow in a row. Talk about quirky! My … 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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April! April! Where for Art Thou?

I used to be addicted. I waited for hours for my next fix. As I checked the time for next update, I would yawn. Finally at 10:20 PM, the weather forecast would begin. Our local forecasters have been waaaay off … Continue reading

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An Unnamed Threat No More!

Snowstorms usually squat on a few states before evaporating in the glint of winter sunshine. As if on snowy steroids, these frosty freaks have grown exponentially in recent years. While plodding along and dumping tons of snow, they have buried … Continue reading

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January Thaw – Friday Photos

It warmed up this week and temperatures rose from 9 degrees into the high 40’s. The ice on the pond has thinned.

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Friday Photos and Another Fire

This is why I love Colorado. While driving back from a hair appointment, I can gaze out the window at a view like this!

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