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Considering a Facelift

Gilding the Lilly or Upping the Charm Factor For those who don’t know me, I should begin with a disclaimer: I have no plans to have my aged eyebrows sculpted, my lips plumped, or my boobs enhanced. What you see … Continue reading

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Ride the Rockies – Day Five

By five this morning, our Ride the Rockies team was chomping at the bit – rarin’ to go. They were antsy – checking and rechecking their watches for departure time. Sipping coffee. Pacing. Layering up to fight the cold. While they layered up, … Continue reading

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Ride the Rockies – Day Three

Last night’s entertainment out at the fairgrounds in Hotchkiss was home-spun and entertaining. Music was provided by North Fork Country, and I was disappointed that out of all those local families picnicking on the grass, no one (with the exception … Continue reading

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Ride the Rockies – Day Two

According to their welcome sign at the edge of town, Hotchkiss, our destination on Day Two, is the “Friendliest town around.” Our team thinks that on the approach to The Cliffs, our sign should read, “The Friendliest town west of the Mississippi.” Weather-wise, … Continue reading

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Local RIDE THE ROCKIES Team Beats the Weather

Despite the massive weather system that has mere mortals by the throat, our local cyclists who constitute Team Silver Cliff/Westcliffe felt compelled to train today. The plan was to cycle from Canon City to Florence to Wetmore and on up … Continue reading

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