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Holy Hailstorm!

Most people associate Colorado weather with cold, snow blowing and blizzards that can shut down our Denver airport for distressingly long periods of time, especially during the holiday rush.  But, here in Colorado we can’t escape that winter-like weather even … Continue reading

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Hello Summer

I know that it’s not yet summer, but, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and last weekend felt exactly like that.   We had an unusual start to the weekend as we were enjoying some time out back after … Continue reading

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Summer Bloggin’

As I get older it seems a lot easier to slow down just a little bit and enjoy the nature that’s all around.  I will be taking some family time for the next 2 weeks but enjoy the beauty I … Continue reading

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My Yard Is Kicking My Butt

I live in a part of the country where gardening is a challenge.  The cold and the snow in April killed off the primary leaf buds on many of our trees.  Most of the lilacs did not bloom, although I … Continue reading

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Stuck In Groundhog Day

Remember that movie Groundhog Day?  You know, it’s the one where Bill Murray, after a freak snow storm, gets stuck in Punxsutawney, PA reliving groundhog day over and over and over again. Colorado has fallen into that alternate universe of … Continue reading

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Magnificent May

In this part of the country April and May can be pretty dicey as far as the weather is concerned, including some iconic snowstorms in May.  But, this year has been different.  In most of the country including the Rocky … Continue reading

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Anxiously Awaiting the First Sign

I remember when we were little and it snowed.  We would just love to dress up in our snow suits and go outside to build snowmen, have snowball fights and build snow forts.  In my neighborhood there was always a … Continue reading

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