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History According to Bob

Late July tough on 1869 Powell expedition

Things weren't looking good in the middle of what we now call Canyonlands National Park in the summer of 1869. Jack Sumner, the second in command of the John Wesley Powell expedition to explore the Green and Colorado rivers, expressed his concern in his journal. "July 17th - 18th … more

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Let's Get Dirty

Harvesting roots

Some of my potato plants had died down and had turned brown, so I decided to dig potatoes over the weekend. If the plant had any green or new growth on it, I left it in the ground, hoping that it would keep on forming more potatoes. Or that the ones underground would get … more

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Penny Pinchers

Wal-Mart didn’t save me any money

So after reading a post from the 100 Days of Real Food blogger about Wal-Mart's improved selection of organic goods, I decided to head over there on Saturday for my weekly grocery shopping trip.  My bill at my usual store seems to just be growing and growing, and I thought maybe I … more

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Music On the Goe

It’s Bronco Country’s Party and We’re Just Lucky To Be Invited

For one night back in November, all was right in the world. The small side of Sabrosa was stacked five deep at the bar with freaks and geeks getting loose, alternating between bottles of Sessions Premium Lager and shots of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey. Waves of Grand Junction’s bored … more

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Birds and More

MIGRATION ROCKS! (TRUTH IN ADVERTISING!)

I admit to being a little dishonest in my last blog. I wanted folks to consider butterflies as another reason to be outdoors. Now is, perhaps, the peak of butterfly season so why not pay attention? Where I wasn’t quite truthful was in my reference to the Cornell website’s … more

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