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Monday, June 18, 2018

Silence Is Golden


My story-garden oft goes untended during summertime. The hoe becomes rusty lying in untended dirt. Long days beckon. Priorities shift to play. Time slips into the future. Weeds overtake produce.  

A call comes from Nephew Brent over in Golden. He's itching for a road trip with son Owen, who's suddenly 6 feet 4 inches and about to leave the nest for college. We agree to meet in wide-open Crested Butte, and alternate between mountain bike adventures and drinking beer.  




























7 comments:

  1. Doesn't look like a drought there in Golden. And I see no smoke, just a lovely sky, lots of green, and a great bike ride. And I am green with envy at the people who actually get to sit with you and learn some of your tricks and enjoying a "visually entertaining evening". To say the least!

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  2. Looks like you found some nice trails to ride in CB.
    So how did the program go?

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  3. As an Arabian horse owner, that trail looks perfectly heavenly for trotting a few hours!

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  4. What a wonderful time! It looks as if you rode up the 401! Am I right? I've been itching to get there. We totally missed the flowers last year due to the late snow melt. I guess that this year is the opposite!

    I bet that the program was tons and tons of fun! "Visually entertaining!".

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    1. "Snodgrass Trail." You can ride to it from town and make a loop-back. Do it counter-clockwise for the most fun...

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  5. That header photo is gorgeous! A big Wow!! Looks like a great time. Love all the wild flowers:) Hope your program went well. I would have enjoyed hearing you.

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  6. What a beautiful place to ride...and to drink! Love the bikes through the forest shots.

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