Monthly Archives: May 2009

Five Senses Exercise in Colorado High Country

It started out simply enough. After work I hopped on my dirt bike and headed up Owl Creek Pass Road. The county has the road closed a little way beyond the vista point shown in the photograph (38°10’49.77″N 107°37’13.75″W), so … Continue reading

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English Language Officially Tops 1M Words

Well, not quite, but it’s coming up. Set aside June 11th, 2009, to celebrate! English, the most comprehensive language on earth, the great sponge that soaks up ideas from everywhere, that wondrous conglomeration of everything pronounceable (and some things that … Continue reading

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Ridgway Railroad Museum Authors

Mt. Sneffels Press is pleased to welcome the Ridgway Railroad Museum to its list of authors! Their new book, Narrow Gauge Railroading in the San Juan Triangle, can now be ordered from the Mt. Sneffels Press catalog.  In the summer … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Dismant

Mary Ann Dismant is the author of Growing Up in Denver, 1944-1957: A Memoir. Mary Ann and Carl have lived in Ouray, Colorado, since 1963. She was Director of the Ouray Public Library until 1998, when she became a part-time … Continue reading

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…and Back Again

My last post sure sounded rosy, didn’t it? Spring, flowers, fun, games, way too many strawberries (a quart or two just for me). Well, Mother Nature had other ideas. You see, I normally get colds on Tuesday. The standard-issue cold … Continue reading

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Traveling Home: What’s Different?

Loretta and I are in Southern California to visit my parents. I thought I’d write a few things about seeing “home” through a writer’s eyes. Certainly Ridgway and LA are different!  I’ve been away from LA for several years. As … Continue reading

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