Colorado

June 24, 2012

Living Ranch Style

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  Before I came to Colorado, the word “ranch” meant the salad dressing to me. But then I knew “ranch” also means a farm for horses when Helen told we were going to live on her grandma’s ranch for 3 weeks. Helen’s grandma Karen lives on an eleven-acre ranch that includes a house, a barn, […]

June 10, 2012

Water: The Lifeblood of Colorado

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  Water is such a simple thing that we think so little of back east, but water in Colorado is one of the most precious commodities. It is scarce. It has rained for only four days of our three-week stay here. The air is dry, like the middle of winter back east. Water is rationed […]

June 1, 2012

Rocky Mountain High

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Circling in the plane over Denver on the second leg of our BOMA journey, we got our first glimpse of the Rockies over the city. Every year I wait for this moment. Lancaster is my home, but my grandmother’s horse ranch in the Rockies is where my heart lives. I’ve been coming here every summer […]