Author Archives: Roger

Bent’s Old Fort and La Junta

Sally and I took off on Saturday morning and drove to La Junta. We toured Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, a reconstruction of a trading fort on the Santa Fe Trail in the early 1800’s. I’d been there before, … Continue reading

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Loveland Pass

I drove the two hours to Loveland Pass west of Denver to look for White-tailed Ptarmigan, which have been seen there consistently throughout this year. I arrived a bit after 8:00 am and spent five hours hiking around at 11,900 … Continue reading

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Lifer #501 — Mew Gull

larus canus Sunday, August 19, 2018 — 2:00 p.m. Cherry Creek State Park, Colorado It doesn’t get a lot easier than this. Last night I saw a post on one of the Colorado birding pages I’ve subscribed to on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Nashville Sounds

I wasn’t overly thrilled with my Sky Sox experiences last season. After two weather-related cancellations and two dull games, I wasn’t planning on going back. But then our church, Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church, planned an outing, and we thought … Continue reading

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