Category Archives: Nature and the Outdoors

Winter Storm Ulmer

First of all, why “Ulmer”? I googled “famous people named Ulmer” and came up with nothing. Then I just googled it as a first name and again drew a blank. It’s only a last name, as far as I could … Continue reading

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January Blizzard and Other Things

Sally and I both spent most of the month fighting some sort of virus that consisted mostly of an incessant cough, so we didn’t do much. I did find this order screen at Panera one morning. I thought it summed … Continue reading

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To the Dump

The Gyrfalcon that I’d failed to see on December 15 was still being reported from the Larimer County Landfill south of Fort Collins. I drove up on a lovely Saturday morning and spent four hours looking at the dump. As … Continue reading

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Vacation Wrap-Up

On our last day in Arkansas, Sally and I met Jonathan, Rae Lyn, Beth, and Peggy at Stoby’s, Conway’s famous breakfast place. It burned down a few years ago and has been completely rebuilt. The food was very good. Sally … Continue reading

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