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In defense of getting lost
The state of “being lost” does not have a positive connotation in the minds of most of us nowadays and it’s true, it can be a terrifying and even deadly experience.
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I’ve fallen down...
Naw, not that kind of falling down – not the “I’ve fallen and can’t get up” kind. Rather, it is the falling down on the job falling. Seems I failed to go out and witness the “Trunk or Treat” on Hal...
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The slivers of life
Having been an intermittent builder for the past 39 years, I am no stranger to slivers. At my age, you would think that I would never be caught handling wood without gloves, but I am occasionally c...
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Recent snow storms salvage dry October
The first winter storm of the season brought cold and wet weather to San Juan County in the closing days of October. The snow storm added a little precipitation to what had been a cool and dry month.
Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘greening’ of wilderne$$
“...this is what is wrong with the conservation movement. It has a clear conscience...To the conservation movement, it is only production that causes environmental degradation; the consumption that...
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Whoosh!  Here and gone!
That kind of describes our first winter snow of the season. One day there is three or four inches of white fluffy on the ground and two days later it is blue skies and “let’s go for a walk in the w...
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2009 candidate profiles
Candidate profiles for the Blanding and Monticello City elections
Oct 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan’s anthem: The Blue Mountain song
Filed deep in the memory of almost anyone who grew up in San Juan County in the last 80 years are the melodic refrains of the Blue Mountain Song.
Oct 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 832 832 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zoe, the “human” kangaroo
I’d heard about Zoe, but until I met her, I thought my buddy Greg was just pulling my leg. After all, “taking the piss” out of Yanks is an Aussie pastime.
Oct 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bronsons, Joe Cooper and the Fabled Happy Jack
Few who lived through it would argue against the fact that the Uranium Boom of the l950’s was the lynchpin that put San Juan County on the map.
Oct 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 506 506 recommendations | email to a friend
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