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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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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, ...

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. ...

Senior Scene : Legacy Letters and Chihuly

Serene Karplus. Nederland.     Have you ever wondered what your great-grandmother endured to settle the farmstead and bury four children here? Or how your grandfather felt when he ...

Senior Scene : Gold Hill Tour

Serene Karplus, Nederland. Gold Hill is rich in history, if no longer in surface gold. It was the first major gold source in the 1859 Colorado gold rush and the discovery there led ...

Senior Scene : Stories

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     We love stories. We listen to them over and over. We tell them at parties and meals with friends. We add details and dramatize them with music, theater, ...

Senior Scene – Flower Hikes

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     Columbines shine their white ruff faces to the dappled sun, their long blue tails streaming behind them. Red paintbrush poke through waving white ...
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