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Boulder’s Bear Peak and Green Mt: A Red Sunrise!

May 5th, 2024

Pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling My Boulder-Bizarre sleeping habit are suited to a 4:30 AM blog. It is also suited, currently, for meteor viewing  before dawn as well as being up for sunrises. The view of the sun lighting the Front Range and turning it red is truly heartwarming. Was Polonius right, when in Hamlet, giving advice to his son Laertes on going into the world on going into the world, says “Brevity is the soul of wit.” His soliloquy is the definition of useless advice. so I’ll take it of course. Astonishing, Wikipedia and Shakespeare came to the same conclusion, “a... Read More

Boulder’s Blissful Bubble: A Reflection on Parents and Worry-Free Living

January 10th, 2024
Lensworth & DALLE

  Grandma Ann Frieling, Lenny Lensworth Frieling “What, Me Worry?”           Alfred E. Newman In our magical Valley of Boulder, home to the Buffs, and to the rest of the best, I found myself in the hot tub, on a perfect day, with perfect music on the bluetooth, playing a great song. I literally did not have a care in the world. I caught myself wondering. “What am I forgetting to worry about?” I swear! I was worry about what I might have forgotten to worry about! I burst out laughing, cursed my mother with a smile, and went back to the music. My point is that... Read More

Chief Niwot and the Curse of Boulder Valley

May 31st, 2022

Chief Niwot (which means “Left Hand” in English) was a leader of the Southern Arapaho tribe born around 1825. He spent a great many winters in Boulder Valley, particularly at Valmont Butte, which is considered a sacred site for the Southern Arapaho. In 1851, the United States signed the Treaty of Fort Laramie with the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, Sioux, Assiniboine, Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara nations. In it, US government acknowledged that much of the land between Oregon and the Rocky Mountains belonged to these tribes and in return, the Native Americans would allow wagon trains... Read More