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Megan Verlee

Walsenburg Has Big Hopes For Tiny Houses

By Megan Verlee Oct 7, 2015 It’s been years since the old high school football field in Walsenburg, Colorado, saw much action. There’s still an old score board and a boarded-up concession stand, but otherwise it’s just a big patch of dry weeds.Soon though, it will be a neighborhood unlike almost any other in the […]

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Where Do The Butterflies Go After Summer Is Over?

As Summer moves into autumn this month, (September 23), a few types of butterflies migrate, but most are permanent residents. Interestingly enough, they don’t go anywhere. When you don’t see adult butterflies on the wing, it just means they’re going through another life stage: egg, larva (caterpillar) and pupa.  Butterfly eggs are pinhead-sized and hard […]

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Four Corners Whole Expo

Are You Going to The Four Corners Whole Expo- Sept. 12 and 13th?

I know I am.  The weekend after Labor Day in Durango, Colorado, the cultural center of the Four Corners, is showcasing a Whole Expo of Holistic & Ecological Products, Services & Seminars that brings together individual businesses and services that promote healthy, holistic, living and ecological awareness..  Over 100 vendors and workshops, seminars and patio […]

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Adventures in Geocaching!

Treasure is the stuff of legends, and hunts for treasure are the stuff of adventure and discovery.  In Pagosa Springs Country, there is the legend of Treasure Mountain—millions in gold were supposedly buried by 300 Frenchmen under the rocks of the San Juan Mountains. Only one man allegedly made it back to France, with a […]

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CRESTONE MUSIC FESTIVAL IS COMING AUG 7-9

Crestfest is back for a 17th year. Organizers create a super cool festival in a pristine location with groovy folks!  Aside from a diverse collection of music, activities include men’s and women’s wood chopping contests, limbo and pie-eating contests! For kids we have the Salida Circus, We Are The Drum Workshop, hula-hoops and beach balls and EuroBungy […]

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