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Perspective

Sometimes the best kind of travel is staying home and having friends visit from near or far. For the last couple weeks, our friends Christian and Verena  visited Colorado, staying with us in Golden for a few days and then...

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A Night in Flat Tops Wilderness

We’d been planning a weekend camping trip with our friends, Matt and Sarah, for about a month. We knew it would be a little hectic with our trip to Vashon the week before, but since M&S are about to have a kiddo, time...

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Gulliver’s Causeway

A few months ago I went hiking with Alistair and Gulliver on North Table Mountain. We ventured onto a trail I hadn’t been on before — it’s up some stairs on top of the old quarry road, usually I’m running...

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This Week’s Pics (2/3 – 2/9)

It was a pretty cold one… Which meant a lot of this… And a chilly run at the Ralston Creek 5k for Abbey and me … …where we went 3-4  and the guy behind us said, “It seemed like you two were just...

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Horse Teeth and Puppy Dogs

Yesterday, against my better judgment, I loaded an excited Gulliver into the car and drove northward to Fort Collins (or, as it’s known among the Joneses* for no good reason: Fort Fun).  The hardest part about my *ahem*...

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Running in the Clouds

This morning Golden woke up to low hanging clouds and a light dusting of snow.  Just yesterday I read this nice article on how to take great snow pictures, so I figured it would be nice to try some of the techniques.  Ok...

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Corona Pass Attempt Numero Uno

A year or so ago I heard about Corona Pass (AKA Rollins Pass) for the first time and I’ve been itching to ride it ever since.  It’s an old railroad route that went over the Continental Divide, essentially connecting...

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