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Drought = Early Fall Colors

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Who doesn’t enjoy the golds, oranges and even reds of the autumn colors?  When I worked at Rocky Mountain National Park, my favorite month was September.  Because I commuted on the Peak to Peak Highway, I got to enjoy every bit of color our aspen trees…

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Travel outside Colorado

The Legacy of Teddy Roosevelt

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As we drove the road, formations of gray and red greeted us.  Cottonwood trees with hints of yellow contrasted with the prairie grasses.  Continuing up the road, a mass of brown caught my eye.  A huge bison lumbered down the yellow center stripe, a vestige of…

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Travel outside Colorado

A “Royale” Adventure

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Note:  This blog post is off topic, covering a road trip we recently made to northern Minnesota. Our day began with a drive up the lakeshore.  Just a few miles before the Canadian border, we turned down a desolate road, arriving at a field.  The morning…

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Wildlife

Wolves

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A branch of a tree rustles.  A white paw appears.   Then some gray ears. Before I know it, she is passing three feet in front of me.  What I remember most is the long legs, the thick fur, and brown eyes.  Then she begins to bark,…

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