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Molly Murfee is in my writers’ group, and this month she submitted her winter Crested Butte Magazine essay for the group’s critique. Her essay discusses the extremes of abundance and scarcity that make up our lives in Crested Butte. In reading a paragraph where Molly waxes poetic about July’s lush carpets of wildflowers, almost hallucinogenic in their colors, fellow writer Peter suggested that she tone down her hyperbole. The other folks at the meeting looked at each other, and someone asked, “So, were you out of town this summer, Peter?”