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Almost universally, superstitions about women in the mines bringing bad luck appear in various cultures. This, despite evidence suggesting women entered the mines as workers in various locales, … more
It makes some sense, that if you wanted to tell a story to your children, and your grand-children, and perhaps their children, and their children’s children — you might tell that story to a … more
You know the saying, "One step forward and two steps back," right? And sometimes it may even be, "One step forward and three or four steps back." more
Time waits for no one, unless you have a humdinger of a hangover, and then it goes on and on. It stands still. more
The small, faded railway label on the battered 1900s trunk resting on the worn floor of the antiques store bears the name of its once-upon-a-time owner: "For H.C. Stillman," it says. "Pueblo. Value - 100." more
Despite difficult terrain, extreme weather conditions, and a trainload of financial difficulties, the Rio Grande Southern (RGS) Railroad operated 162 miles of track between Ridgway and Durango from … more
Lowell Ross says his business, Anvil Mountain Models, is in many ways, just “architecture in miniature,” and he is looking forward to an opportunity next month to show off some of his work. He … more
There is a Finish proverb that holds ‘No one is a blacksmith when they are born.’ But sometimes, a deep interest in history, a gift for precision, strong focus on detail, and an opportunity to … more
The manifestation of a spirit, a ghost, something that you couldn’t quite see, or taste or smell — but sensed was there, nevertheless. Perhaps you felt it. You might walk down Central (or Main) … more
Like everyone else, I have been absorbed with the recent argumentative developments in Jefferson County. more
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