Mystery Missile Explained

On September 13, 2012 By

Confusion over an unexpected vapor trail in southern Colorado finally cleared up.

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SoCO Odyssey, Part II

On August 10, 2011 By

In Part II of our end-of-summer road trip finale we travel through the San Luis Valley in search of people for whom the past is the future. (If you missed Part I yesterday, it’s HERE.

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