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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
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
Treasure Falls, below Wolf Creek Pass on US Hwy 160, Pagosa Springs, Colorado. April 2016.
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
“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
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
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. .
Wolf Creek Pass, way up on the great divide, trucking on down the other side.
It feels good to be back in Colorado, home to some of the best Americana music anywhere. I missed the Pagosa Folk & Bluegrass and Telluride Bluegrass festivals earlier this month, but I could sneak up to Lyons for RockyGrass next … Continue reading