Writers on the Range: Missing the subdivisions for the trees
By Sarah Gilman/Writers on the Range
At first it's hard to tell what we're looking at. The tiny plane bumps and bounces through turbulence that warns of a winter storm. Beyond the window, rolling mountains spread east from Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley, their trees flocked in fresh snow. In the valleys, subdivisions scrawl in weird loops over the winter-locked landscape.