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Watson Lake – In A Colorado Minute (Week 329)

Watson Lake is an almost hidden gem in the town of Bellvue, a few miles north-west of Fort Collins, Colorado. The 44-acre Watson Lake State Wildlife Area doesn’t just feature the lake. It…

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Riverbend Ponds, Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 325)

The Riverbend Ponds Natural Area in Fort Collins is just one of many oases found within the city limits. But this one is one of my favorites. Riverbend Ponds Natural Area hovers on…

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Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 318)

Fort Collins is a college town in Northern Colorado that gets mentioned on many Best Cities in the US lists. It’s also the town where I currently live. Fort Collins in Larimer County…

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Frozen River (Cache La Poudre River) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 304)

A frozen river, with its clear water breaking through the white ice, all of it glistening in the sunshine, is a special perk of Colorado winters. Only 15 minutes north-west of Fort Collins,…

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Cross Country Skiing in Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 301)

This week, I went cross country skiing for the first time. The setting was the Araphaho Bend Natural Area, in Fort Collins, Colorado. The picturesque landscape features a section of the Cache la…

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Dog Catching Snow (Whiskey Business 4) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 299)

It’s not a secret that dogs love snow – and Whiskey Dog is certainly not the only dog catching snow. But maybe, just maybe she’s the one dog that loves catching snow the…

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Snowshoeing in Lory State Park – In A Colorado Minute (Week 294)

I can’t say it enough: snow shoeing is so much fun! So as soon as we dug our way out of the driveway after the snowfall this week, Scott, Whiskey and I went…

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First Snow – In A Colorado Minute (Week 292)

This week (on Thanksgiving no less) Fort Collins, Colorado got its real first snow. The heavy grey clouds, the dark water of Horsetooth Reservoir, and the powdery snow on the ground and on…

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