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Cantaloupe Or Peaches? Colorado Lawmaker Says -- Both

DENVER (AP) – Cantaloupe or peaches? Alamosa Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder wants both to be Colorado’s official state fruits.

Crowder said Friday that he will attempt to add Rocky Ford cantaloupe to a bill introduced in the Legislature to make the Palisade peach Colorado’s official state fruit. 54 more words


Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico

Continuing from my previous blog post of our weekend trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico, we awoke Sunday morning to a bright sky with high clouds which muted everything a bit. 717 more words

Colorado Life

Alamosa: Water infrastructure funding is in short supply

From the Valley Courier (Ruth Heide):

Treating Alamosa’s water is becoming more expensive. With more rigid arsenic standards coming into play several years ago, the City of Alamosa was forced to build a water treatment plant.

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Colorado Water

A shovel and an axe? What are you going to do...

with those, you apartment dwelling city slicker?

Maybe I’ll home, and have somebody send me some potato dirt. and some potatoes. I’ll fill one of the planters here, plant the potatoes, watch them grow. 79 more words

We LOVE It Wednesday!

I have decided to add a recommendation Wednesday to my long list of daily appearances on my blog. And by We, I really mean me ( It just seemed to go with the whole alliteration thing) I am also going to add links to my review of the book (Or what I have of one , if I have one) and other sites that have reviews and where you can purchase the book. 201 more words


A Great Sand Dune

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.
–Robert W. Service

One of my favorite things to do as a child was play in the sandbox on a summer day.  

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