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Posts published in February 2000

Y2K: The sun still rises, the rivers still flow

Column by Hal Walter

Mountain Life – February 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine

IT OCCURRED TO ME mid-morning on the eve of the new millennium that hanging out at the Walter Manure Glacier and watching the meager snow cover sublimate was no way to usher out a year, much less a century or a millennium.

After all, what if the predictions of gloom and doom were to come true? This could be the last day of the world as I know it, my last chance to have any fun. Why spend it stoking the fire, pounding a keyboard, peering into a plastic box and writing nonsense like this: