Author Archives: Roger

Cubs vs. Rockies — Coors Field

I had a hard time getting tickets to this game because the Rockies tried to keep Cubs fans away. In the spring, when tickets from all other games were released, these were only available as part of a package. I … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball | Leave a comment

National Ballpark Museum

This tiny museum is crammed into a storefront kitty-corner from Coors Field. The collection features artifacts from MLB ballparks built between 1909 and 1923 — or so the woman at the desk informed me. In fact, there was stuff from … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball | Leave a comment

Bird #490 — Gunnison Sage-Grouse

centrocercus minimus Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 6:33 am Gunnison County, Colorado — County Road 887, Waunita Watchable Wildlife Site The Gunnison Sage-Grouse has only been considered a separate species since 2000. Pretty much as soon as it was, it … Continue reading

Posted in Birds | Leave a comment

Birding Trip

I took two days off work and drove to Gunnison. Colorado to see the Gunnison Sage-Grouse (next post). I left home about 7:30 and headed to Cañon City. A Lewis’s Woodpecker has been hanging out in a residential neighborhood, but … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Reptiles, etc., Scenery | Leave a comment