Solar Eclipse

September 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
During last months solar eclipse, while everyone else was looking towards the sky, I was looking at everyone else. Not that I didn't want to see the eclipse but I didn't have the proper glasses and neglected to get the right filter to even take pictures of it. So I was, instead, looking at the other people who prepared for the event. It was interes...
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withered

September 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
In Colorado, around our eastern plains, every so often, you might be lucky enough to see the fields of sunflowers. I have not been that lucky. Not in Colorado. I have seen them in Kansas but thats another story. In Colorado, I drove for miles last year and didn't see even a hint of one. This year I found them but I was a week or two too late. They...
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Slacklining

July 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Slackliners, Emily McCloy and Kegan Warrning caught my attention Saturday afternoon when they were stringing rope between two trees. I was at the Cheesman Park Art Fest listening to a jazz band however, although my ears were fixated on the sounds coming from the stage my eyes were captivated by the activity just about fifty feet away. I couldn't st...
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Bighorn

July 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On any given day on any trip up into the Rocky Mountain National Park you might see elk, deer, moose or bighorn sheep. Until this month I could only say that I've seen deer and elk. Now I can add bighorn sheep to my list of wildlife sightings. It was so serene, so tranquil. They were grazing near a pond oblivious to the crowd that had gathered to p...
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Feeding time

June 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This past weekend, while working in the garden, I was startled by a sudden scream - a high screech coming from the tree behind me. I turn to look for the source of the commotion. I was expecting to witness yet another of the many squirrel dances I've seen throughout the years. To my surprise, it was not just one bird but a family. A nest! And the b...
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