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Unwrapping

Aching is the best word to describe the state of my tummy this week.  I’m still paying for my Christmas and subsequent few days of over indulgence of Christmas treats.  Heaven have mercy, it sure was a delicious indulgence.  Our Christmas was fantastic, filled with laughter, love, gifts and food, food, food. For a bit… Read more »

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Holly Jolly Holiday

The one tradition Dustin would not forego, the mixed nuts Happy Holidays to all my fellow lovers of the outdoors (to everyone else as well).  The last couple of days witnessed Dustin and myself gathering goodies for Christmas.  It has been hard to get in the Christmas spirit, especially since our decorations consist of moving… Read more »

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Another One Bites the Dust…a Semester, a Rental and a Bear

Venus celebrates my end of the semester with a delicious free-range beef hide bone.  Yum! So yeah I am done, until January anyway.  As of thirty minutes ago, another semester is in the books.  It is amazing what a huge relief it is.  Big projects due, speeches to give, finals for which to study, and… Read more »

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Wolverines – Coming Back to Colorado

Life is extremely busy for me, but I wanted to pass along this really cool story.  Colorado is tossing around the idea of reintroducing the wolverine to the state.  The last time a wolverine was in Colorado was 1919, before a lone wander found his way into the state last year.  Climate change is threatening… Read more »

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Frosty the Fisherman

Braving the cold weather, Dustin and I headed to Bennett Springs before sunrise Saturday morning.  I could not believe I finally was on my way to wet a line.  Dustin giggled with excitement too as we drove through the chilly air with the sun peaking over the horizon.  As usual, we were treated to a… Read more »

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Could it Be…

The last time I fished, still green and warm….and I was skunked …That I get to fish this weekend?!  Dustin mentioned heading to Bennett a time or two this week, but I have tried not to act overly excited.  You see, he changes his mind as the wind blows, so it is rather pointless to… Read more »

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All I Want for Christmas is…

We’re a little low on jingle this year; our wishing, I suspect, will go up exponentially.  All available funds are getting us from Missouri to Colorado.  An empty tree skirt will have to be the trade for becoming Colorado residents.  I’ll take that trade!  So, in the next few weeks to come my posts might… Read more »