Front Range



The cool air hit me like a blast of air conditioning as I left the house.  Walking up the road, drops of water dripped off the tree branches.  Shawnee’s white fur on her legs was splattered with the red-brown color of the road.  And everything just seemed that much greener. …

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Fire Restrictions

Something historic is happening in southwest Colorado.  And no, it doesn’t involve the discovery of gold or other precious minerals.  Instead it has to do with the greatest threat to our precious wilderness areas and forests – wildfire. Historic Closure For the first time in its history, the San Juan…

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The Rosy Tree

As I make my way up from North Boulder Creek, I come to a trail junction.  I could head up the old mining road, but decide instead to go left up a steep slope.  I want to see my favorite tree. The Rosy Tree Both its size and color help…

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