Category Archives: Nature

COVID-19 And You

March 25, 2020 Update: Governor Polis declares Stay-In-Place order until April 11, 2020 for all of Colorado. ****************************** You, yes I’m talking to you. You need to take this pandemic seriously. Now. You need to stop thinking this is not … Continue reading

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My Dad Created a Forest

Waaay back behind our house, I’m not even sure if the land was our property or a neighbor’s (or even State owned, for that matter), my Dad created a forest. My dad was a New York State Department of Environmental … Continue reading

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New York State Vacation 2019 – North Country Waterfalls

Last month my wife and I went back to see my folks in upstate NY. When were weren’t hanging out at the house, we were driving out and about, as usual, but lately have taken up “Waterfall Huntin’,” as I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunset on the Rocks

I managed to finally get outside and get a hike in after who knows how long it’s been! It was obviously later in the afternoon, and I’d been trying to squeeze one in for quite some time. But given the … Continue reading

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New York State Vacation – Paul Smiths VIC

As I’d mentioned, last month I’d traveled to upstate New York. While there I managed to take a hike on a really cool trail called the Heron Marsh Trail, which winds around (take a guess!) Heron Marsh, but also travels … Continue reading

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NYS Honeycrisp Apples

A couple of years ago, I was introduced to the North Country Honeycrisp—and I loved it. I say “North Country,” because I’ve had “Colorado” versions and they taste nothing like the ones I had upstate. And when I went back … Continue reading

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Adirondack Bug Dope

While on vacation in upstate New York last week, I’d stumbled upon a new bug dope that looked like underarm deodorant. It’s called Bye-Bye BlackFly, and it worked beautifully! Check out their info here. There appears to be another company … Continue reading

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