NOVEMBER TRIP REPORT

November 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
COLORADO RIVER SCENIC BYWAY, HWY 128 SOUTHEASTERN UTAH I moved to Colorado’s western slope four years ago when I retired from my HR career. I chose this part of the state because of it’s beauty, and relative closeness to so many of the national parks of the American west, particularly the “mighty five” in Utah. From where I live, it’s an eas...
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FIVE PHOTOGENIC COLORADO LAKES

August 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
No, Colorado isn’t necessarily known for it’s “Great Lakes.” We’re mostly a mountain and stream kind of a place. I went through five years of photographs looking for lakes that I though photographed well. Some of these lakes are so small and so off the beaten path that you can’t consider putting a motorized vehicle on them. They’re mostly for fishi...
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THE ART AND PRACTICE OF MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY

August 14, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
“ …There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the earth.” – Rumi One evening a few years ago, I was out for a drive through a nearby town called Glade Park. Glade Park, Colorado sits on a high mesa above The Colorado National Monument, tucked between Pinyon Mesa, a part of The Grand Mesa National Forest, and the state line that separates Color...
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June 2021 Trip Reports

July 16, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I stuck close to home in June. My 87- year- old mother had some surgery during the month, which necessitated me standing by in case of emergency. Things are improving on that front now, but I did spend one whole Saturday in the ER with mom after her surgery. So yes, I’m definitely living in interesting times right now. Pinyon Mesa I’m fortuna...
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FIVE “DON’T MISS” COLORADO WATERFALLS

July 16, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The Alluvial Fan – Rocky Mountain National Park On July 15, 1982, the Lawn Lake Dam above this area in Rocky Mountain National Park, gave way. When this happened, it flooded the park as well as the town of Estes Park. Over 200 million gallons of water poured from the dam. It has receded now and water flows naturally over the rocks that were flung...
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