Author Archives: Andrea Jones

About Andrea Jones

I'm a writer and indexer living on a high ridge in central Colorado. I blog about my home place, our horses, short-season gardening, books, and my ongoing project of paying attention.

On the Move

Thanks for visiting the Between Urban and Wild blog at its original location. Although Between Urban and Wild is all about place, location is data in this virtual universe, and I’ve transferred hosting for the site. New posts will no … Continue reading

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In Praise of Perennials

I regularly lose control of the clock. Hours and even days seep away through pinholes and hairline cracks somewhere in my spacetime continuum. Lately though, I appear to have lost control not only of the clock but also of the … Continue reading

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Seeing Voices

Back in early June, I packed my too-heavy suitcase (too many books, too much paperwork) and left the horses and the garden and the weeds and the house in care of my husband. I was off to Vermont, to the … Continue reading

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Still Learning from Horses

Moondo, my little red horse, is a complicated character. I wrote about his personality and opinions in the “Horse Lessons” chapter of Between Urban and Wild the book. A number of years have passed since then, and I can report … Continue reading

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Winterspring

From a distance, not much has changed. Almost-mid-May from the house looks pretty much like just-past-mid-March. The difference, as it so often is, is in the details. The expanses of grass, passive and still eight weeks ago, are now host … Continue reading

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Good News Follow-up

On Friday, May 6, the Colorado Authors’ League (CAL)  announced the  winners of their 2016 Writing Awards, and I was honored to be recognized for this blog. My sincere thanks to CAL for all the work the organization does to … Continue reading

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A Little Good News

In early April, I learned that my project here has been named a finalist in blog category of the 2016 Writing Awards sponsored by the Colorado Authors’ League (CAL). There will be a reading event at BookBar in Denver, Colorado … Continue reading

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