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Colorado Road Trips

Colorado Road Trips

A frosty night in a yurt

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Closed.   The sign in the window of the Ace Hardware store said it all.  They were closed for the night.  That was our last option, our last chance to purchase a portable heater so I would not endure another torturous night of freezing to death. We’d…

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Colorado Road Trips

34 million years ago…

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As someone who worked as a Park Ranger with the National Park Service for 17 years, I’ve grown to appreciate the many NPS sites around the country.  Some are considered the “crown jewels” and are visited by millions of visitors every year, and some are small…

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Colorado Road Trips

Pawnee Buttes

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As we made yet another turn on a county road, I peered into the distance.  Nothing but farms and ranches, and greenery, with an occasional small village mixed in.  Yes, greenery.  We had timed our visit to the northeastern plains to coincide with the last of…

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