Hi friends, I apologize I missed the July session of FROM THE TRAIL. Too busy honestly, between work and fun. But the busy month was reward by a trip to Cali to catch Live Phish and then the kids came from Boulder and we did the SF tourist thing. Check out the view from Lombard Street in SF in Trail #7... I hope you enjoy! HATCH
Welcome to a brand new HATCH website that’s now LIVE, and I think it’s pretty awesome. I don’t think you’ve ever seen a Realtor website that looks like this one. If you have a moment please take a look and feel free to offer any feedback, critical or otherwise. To read more click here. Thank you!
Hi friends, welcome to March! Between springing forward with daylight savings, longer days and bursting flower pedals pushing through the soil, it appears winter may be behind us. Oh wait a minute, the forecast calls for snow so perhaps winter isn’t completely behind us after all. Mother nature has an awesome way of reminding us she’s the painter of our landscape with brilliant sunrises and glowing sunsets, mixing up warm days with cold and sunshine with snowflakes. To keep reading, click here
How Teeth Brought a Couple Together to Raise a Family
By Jon Hatch
The tall, sturdy dentist was hunched over in his rolling black chair and he precisely drilled on the soft part of a hard molar buried in the back of the patient’s mouth. The patient lay back horizontally in the exam chair with his mouth stretched open under a beam of light. Calm turned to displeasure as the drill bit pushed passed the novocaine and touched a nerve deep in the tooth. His forehead rippled and he wiped away the beads of sweat that glistened on his brow. Then through the noise of the piercing drill, the spraying of water and the gurgling of spit, the patient heard a woman’s soft voice beside him. He felt a gentle hand on the edge of his left shoulder. See all of 2015 issues click here
Trudging blindly through morning darkness, blowing snow and freezing temperatures, in the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park, Bruce Henderson breathed thick steam from his lips as he whispered to himself, "I am lost"...Read the full story of what happened to Bruce and many other articles in On the Corner from 2013 by clicking here.
For decades after the first homeowners moved into the lower Chautauqua neighborhood, its few residents lived in a country setting and shopped in downtown Boulder. The area drastically changed in the early 1950's, when an influx of government workers suddenly competed for places to live, work and shop...Read the full issue of On the Corner by clicking here.
In native lore, the Bobcat totem is a special one. Foremost, the Bobcat animal totem is a sign of patience. Bobcats are superior hunters, and they incorporate stealth, strategy and wield a great deal of patience in their hunting excursions. To read more about the Bobcat and the full On the Corner newsletter, click here.
I describe a healthy home as one of the things that contributes to the well-being of the inhabitants as well as the earth. In that spirit, here are some things to ponder....Read all about it in this issue of On the Corner, here.
Digging out from the these recent snowstorms has been a great opportunity to meet new neighbors and catch up with others. I witnessed some folks shoveling their neighbors side walks and walk ways. Sledding below four pines has also drawn a number of families together. What a place to live. Thank you SNOW!...Read more from this edition of On the Corner here.
Slightly more than a century ago, real estate developer (and former county treasurer) David Dobbins purchased a 160-acre parcel of land south of the city of Boulder. The land had been homesteaded in 1874, but it's owner lost it's title due to unpaid taxes. Although the property was as barren as Rocky Flats, Dobbins envisioned the settled neighborhood it would one day become...Read the full article and newsletter here.