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Songs of the Fall – Confessions

Stetson Adkisson and Cia Cherryholmes—Songs of the Fall—have a new Americana album out, called Confessions.  After an initial singer-songwriter release as Stetson & Cia, they recorded a self-titled album in 2012.  So this may be a sophomore effort, or it … Continue reading

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2016 Blog Posts in Review—Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty

2016 was a year for the books.  I read a lot more this year, and listened to a lot of good music, so that’s a good thing.  On the other hand, as demographics and biology would decree, our Greatest Generation … Continue reading

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Getting Ahead of the Aging Curve

Preparing for Demographic Change in Rural America Reprinted from the Small Town & Rural Planning newsletter, Fall 2016. The other night, Planning Commission was looking at demographics in our rural county of about 12,000, with a touch of skepticism.  Archuleta … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Rockies

Treasure Falls, below Wolf Creek Pass on US Hwy 160, Pagosa Springs, Colorado. April 2016.

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2015 In Review

2015 was 150 years from the end of the Civil War, and 1 more year that I changed jobs and moved, this time back to the Centennial State of Colorado.  I started out continuing the daily journal of my ancestor Pvt. … Continue reading

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An Americana Project—The Future of the Music and the Future of Making Music

“Without this class, school would suck.”  The relevance of public education to learning was lost to many of us, and it certainly seems this spirit is alive and well yet today. The Americana Project is the class that doesn’t suck.  Six … Continue reading

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Cloman Industrial Park

Pagosa Springs, Colorado, may have the prettiest backdrop for an industrial park you’ll ever find. Industrial Circle pictured here, with Cloman Blvd & Archuleta County’s Steven Field airport in the background. .

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Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams at Durango Arts Center

My old Front Range friends from Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams came over the mountain to play a couple shows at Durango and Cortez, Colorado, and then down to Taos, New Mexico this weekend.  The good fellows at KSUT Four Corners … Continue reading

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Falls Creek

Falls Creek Falls is a moderate hike along Fourmile Creek into the Weminuche Wilderness north of Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  You can find a dozen hiking ideas (easy to difficult) and scenic drives (on road or off) at www.visitpagosasprings.com. .

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Wolf Creek Pass

Wolf Creek Pass, way up on the great divide, trucking on down the other side.

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