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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado

Colorado. Rocky Mountains. Forests. Farms. Water. The tallest sand dunes in North America. What? No kidding! Sprawling over 330 square miles, sand and sediment from the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo Mountain ranges blew and washed into what was once a huge lake. As the lake filled in, the gusty, year round wind piled […]... Read More

Canticle of the Sun – Thoughts on Wind and Weather

“Be praised, my Lord, through Brothers Wind and Air, and clouds and storms, and all the weather, through which you give your creatures sustenance.” I try to call to mind this verse of St. Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of the Sun when the wind is ripping shingles off my roof, or blowing sheets of dirt […]... Read More