COLORADO: The Captain's Paradise

James Hord, a cantankerous Texan of 49, made a comfortable living operating two Gulf coast shrimp boats. A stern, touchy man, he insisted that people address him by his World War II title, captain. Ten years ago Captain Hord and his wife began to spend summers near Creede (pop. 503), in southwestern Colorado. Last year they bought a homesite and built a luxurious chink-log cabin with a big living room, two bedrooms, picture window and a two-car garage.

Unfortunately the captain's paradise is close to some of the choice fishing streams and game...

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