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Summer Events

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  The frenzy of summer is in full swing as we race around to visit all our short-lived wildflower friends and catch the narrow window of mountain hiking before ...
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Mountain MidLife meets

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  As we settle into our midlife years, we recognize that many of our contacts with mountain people in our age range are often business transactions or brief ...
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Anne Snow Memories

Memories from the Nederland Area Seniors     ** Anne Snow…a never fading smile, eyes that were always twinkling…a beautiful British accent…how we will miss ...
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Living Well, Dying Well

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Many who knew Dave Felkley saw him as a mentor, a man who figured out how to live well and how to die well. Dave was a man who purposely kept life simple, ...
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Senior Scene : In Memoriam

In Memoriam by Serene Karplus Snowfall coated the land as we slumbered, Standing tall and innocent, Our young ones nestled close. We had danced in diversity, Our many-hued shapes and ...
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Senior Scene

Serene Karplus, Nederland. Defining Community. Geography is not enough. The fact that we all love the mountains and tolerate the wind is merely a start. Demographics are not enough. ...
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Senior Scene : Ensight Onsite

Serene Karplus, Nederland. Swirling golden disks tickled our ears in the gentle rustle of mountain breezes. Smooth waxy leaves cooled our fingertips and paved our path with yellow, ...
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Senior Scene : Fall Play

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Summer slipped past like a kid sliding into home base. High mountain wildflowers graced our meadows with hottest pink paintbrush, elephant heads, and asters. ...