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January 16th, 2024
Flowers and Fruits on a Table

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Bitter Boulder Buff Arctic Blast

January 16th, 2024

Winter frigid mornings in Boulder, land of the BUFFS, look different, feel different and sound different. It even smells different. The snow crunches underfoot, our breaths are frosty, and early risers are in for a bit of a cold shock! Of course extra care for bikes and cars is mandatory. Care for the machinery and care in the operation! Avoid skidding, and DO NOT FALL DOWN! Our Fellow Boulderites, and fellow BUFFS are quite brilliant at dressing for weather like what we have today. We a professionals at staying warm and dry whether we are in town or another mile higher. We take our cold very... Read More

Boulder’s Sub-Zero Secret: Unlocking Wellness Through Cold Plunging

January 16th, 2024

When it comes to unique ways of relaxing and rejuvenating the body and mind, cold plunging has gained popularity in Boulder, Colorado. Located in Boulder County, this practice involves immersing oneself in cold water for a brief period. This article explores the benefits of cold plunging in the sub-zero temperatures of Boulder, Colorado, and why it has become a favored wellness activity in this picturesque region. The Thrill of Cold Plunging Cold plunging in the icy waters of Boulder offers a thrilling experience that is unmatched by other wellness activities. The shock of the cold water triggers... Read More


January 15th, 2024
Dog Wearing Crochet Scarf With Fringe While Sitting on Snow Selective Focus Photography

We’ve been talking about  Boulder “cold” for days. NOW it is going to get really cold! Is “cold” reality or merely clothing? Is cold a matter of degrees on a thermometer or is it something more? Stay WARM! Keep your family WARM! May the wind be over your port bow, and may your sunscreen be thick. AND may your down jacket be warm <G>  Read More

Dog Sled Teams In Boulder?

January 15th, 2024

Dog sled teams are perhaps uncommon in Boulder, but if the present weather continues, we may be seeing many more of them. Dogsleds, a mode of transportation primarily used in snowy, Arctic regions, have a rich history that dates back thousands of years. Originally developed by indigenous peoples of the Arctic, including the Inuit and the Sami, dogsleds were essential for travel, hunting, and communication across the frozen landscapes. The design of a traditional dogsled is simple yet highly functional. It typically consists of a wooden frame, with runners that glide over the snow. The sled is... Read More

Buff’s Boulder Bitter Cold Better With Proper Preparation

January 15th, 2024

Even the bitter cold is a beautiful thing on the Boulder Flatirons.These BUFFS demonstrate that it is a matter of clothing, not temperature to be comfortable. Then the view can be enjoyed. BUFFS Of Boulder Bask In The COLD Morning Light Wearing Proper Winter Clothing Dressing for extra-cold weather is not an accident. There is a method to being warm. Here are  concrete things that will keep you safe and warm. Dressing appropriately for temperatures below zero degrees Fahrenheit is crucial for safety and comfort. Here’s a list of suggestions: Layering: This is key for retaining body... Read More

Boulder Sunrise Over A Frozen Landscape

January 13th, 2024

Sunrise Can Be Too Cold To Melt The Ice!  The rising sun reflects with beauty off the frozen Boulder surfaces that surround us this morning. Rule #1, do not fall down. Rule #2, stay warm! Frostbite and hypothermia are a reality when the temperature is this low. But what is hypothermia? What is frostbite? Frostbite and hypothermia are serious cold-related health conditions that occur when the body is exposed to freezing temperatures, commonly experienced in winter or cold environments. Both conditions require immediate medical attention and are preventable with proper precautions. Frostbite... Read More

COLD Waxing Crescent Moon

January 13th, 2024
closeup photography of crescent moon

Our COLD night, if clear, will reveal a waxing crescent moon. “Waxing” meaning it is growing larger as the earth lets the sun hit more of the moon’s surface.  Whether the moon is waxing like now, or “waning,” growing smaller, it can be a “gibbous” moon, or a moon in between sliver and full. There is Something Special About a Sliver Moon! While Not Having The Spectacle Of The Full Moon, The Sliver Is Elegant. Perhaps A Sliver Moon, Perhaps Tonight! The silver winter moon, a celestial marvel, reigns supreme in the cold, crystalline night sky. It’s... Read More

Boulder’s Variety Of “Keep Us Warm” Chicken Noodle Soup

January 13th, 2024

It Is The Time Of Year For Chicken Noodle Soup Boulder-Style It is the time of year for chicken noodle soup. Whether you are in Boulder or, at the moment, in much of the rest of the lower 48, chicken soup is on the wish list. Yelp advises the following for Chicken Noodle Soup in the area: #1 You and Mee Noodle House    This was the perfect spot because it has a wide range of Asian cuisine. They started with various boba teas, declaring them wonderful! They ate every bit of fried chicken wings, tofu ramen bowl along with Vietnamese spring roll & egg rolls. While my husband & I enjoyed... Read More


January 12th, 2024

We in Boulder are coming into one of our winter cold snaps. Time for precautions! Both our homes and our bodies need to stay warm. Our road will get slick, and our Mall will be open! So simply enjoy and do not fall! The Flatirons Show The Cold In Their Winter Lighting At Sundown It is time to pay attention to preparation for avoiding road hazards and house freezes.  Read More

Boulder Friday Friendly Sunrise

January 12th, 2024

For many of us, Friday sunrise is a waking of weekend anticipation. Skis are waxed, camera lenses cleaned, layer laid out,                                                    Lensworth And with some fortitude and luck, we get to see a sunrise also. There have been days when I was on the slope, at the top, for “first snow.” Momma said there’d be days like this, but she did not tell me I’d be invited. It is said that the first step is the hardest. The first step is only the hardest when that step is from a generally warm tent... Read More

Ice Cold Advice for Your Well-being

September 18th, 2023

Taking a cold shower, unless it is a sweltering hot day, does not sound like a desirable practice. Research, however, shows that those who took a cold shower regularly, took fewer sick days than those who did not. A study from the Netherlands revealed that those who finished their daily showers with 30-, 60- or 90-second blasts of chilly water, were less likely to take a sick day at work. Cold water didn’t keep participants from being sick, but those who took cold showers (roughly 50 degrees Fahrenheit) experienced more mild symptoms and had more energy, which allowed them to power through work... Read More

The Best 11 Activities to Do During Boulder Winters

January 28th, 2023

Winter gets cold in Boulder. It can be hard to bundle up and get out of the house, but the winter temperature should be no excuse. There’s lots of great activities to do in Boulder (even when it’s freezing outside), and that’s why this list has been assembled. Let’s get started. 1. See a Great Concert. Boulder has a fantastic music scene, partially because of its two incredible venues. The Fox Theater is a great, central venue to see concerts. It’s local, it hosts some incredible artists, and it’s got great personality. The Boulder Theater is also a great place... Read More

Snow Totals 04/13

April 13th, 2020

Denver hit a new record low on Monday at 15 degrees, beating the previous record of 17 degrees in 1933. With the cold temperatures has brought snow across the front range, and more to come on Thursday this week. Boulder was hit significantly harder than Denver, with about 15 inches of snowfall so far, while Denver has only accumulated about an inch. Air Force Academy – 7.1 inches Aspen Springs – 8.7 inches Aurora – 2 nches Blue River – 7 inches Breckenridge – 10.8 inches Castle Pines – 5.5 inches Colorado Springs – 4.5 inches Cripple Creek – 2.8 inches Denver... Read More

Do I Have a Cold or The Flu?

October 26th, 2016

It’s cold and flu season again!  Because colds and flu share many symptoms, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference between them. The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Colds generally do not result in serious health problems, such as pneumonia, while flu can have very serious complications, especially for older adults, those with weakened immune systems or young children. Symptoms of flu include fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. Cold symptoms... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 26th, 2016

Colder weather and a little bit of snow doesn’t stop Jennifer from an afternoon of hiking. Sugarloaf Mountain is one of Jennifer’s personal favorite local hikes. “It’s super close to Boulder, where I live, and offers amazing views of the Rockies. I do this hike regularly, ” she said. The views of Sugarloaf stretch over the vast Plains to the east, the Boulder Group to the southeast, the Indian Peaks to the west, and Longs Peak and Rocky Mountain National Park to the north and northwest. Born in Florida, Jennifer moved here to study at CSU in Fort Collins, then moved... Read More

Why The Weatherman Can Be Your Business’ BFF: 3 Tips to making weather-relevant content

November 18th, 2014

When the weather turns cold and people find themselves inside more it’s a great opportunity to put those cozy, hot chocolate drinking web surfers to work! What do I mean: the cold – especially very harsh and snowy days that come out of no where, like last week in Boulder – gets people on their computers. They chat, watch videos, share and read; they get on Facebook, they tweet, and scroll through all the content they missed from earlier in the week. Essentially, snow makes for a lazy day attitude and this is a great, if not best time for businesses to push some unscheduled content into your,... Read More

Why You Should Expect the Unexpected this Winter in Boulder

November 12th, 2014

It was around noon on Monday, November 10th when snow blanketed Boulder. This frigid snow blanket, which coated Boulder after a morning high of 66° F, took many residents by surprise. Walking around campus showcased students wearing shorts and T-shirts, reflecting how many people were unprepared for such sudden change in weather. I too, was once unprepared for this sort of weather pattern. I never made that mistake again. I’ve lived in Colorado my entire life, which means I should be fairly accustomed to Colorado’s sudden changes in weather. When I was a freshman at Colorado... Read More