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Haute Mamas

Touched by kindness and generosity

I couldn't sleep yet again last night, so I did what I always do, I started poking around the Internet using my phone. Clicking around Facebook, I was compelled to click the gofundme.com campaign created by my cousin, Cris. What I saw there made me cry.  Two days ago, … more

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Let's Get Dirty

A week’s haul

We went camping last week and before we left, I went out to the garden to pick whatever was ready. This is what I got. In addition to the green beans which are clearly visible in the plastic bag, I also had Swiss chard, kale, basil, rosemary and ground cherries in the other plastic bags. I … more

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Penny Pinchers

My Striped Dress

Today I'm wearing one of my favorite dresses.  It's a simple long dress with short sleeves.  It's gray with black stripes.  Best of all, it cost me a grand total of $8 at Ross, Dress for Less.  I like Ross.  I have to be in a mood to shop there though … more

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Breakfast for Dinner

Hand-me-downs are hands-down the best

My husband told his co-workers we were having a girl. Good, one said. She had things to pass on. A few days later, I got a call to swing by his work. This happened... Then this... After several nights of laundry, we are beyond thankful for the bouncy chair, THREE BOXES of little … more

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The Outdoor Junkie

A Stay at the Milky Way Motel

I didn't think it was going to happen this summer, as weather scuppered one trip and running plans and busy schedules took care of most weekends. But the night after the Power of Four 22k Trail Race, which I rather surprisingly and incredibly won (!), I decided I had enough of … more

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Music On the Goe

Weekend’s Best Bets

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Wine Openers

Mid-summer brings the best in food and wine, North Fork style

Mid-July is heating up and not just the temperature. The North Fork Valley is flexing its presence as Colorado's vortex for fine local-grown foods and wines and it all starts Friday night (July 18) with Chef Dava Parr at Fresh and Wyld Farnhouse Inn and Gardens, stirring the pot with … more

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Birds and More

WHY IS THERE A BIRD NAMED AFTER A COW? (People, beef, climate change and grassland birds)

In my last blog, I discussed how grasslands have changed drastically in the past century and a half. I mentioned the many birds whose populations have suffered enormous declines as a result. But, as always, “it is an ill wind that does nobody good.” Winners in this change of … more

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