Category Archives: Plants

Crested Butte

The area around Crested Butte is world famous for its variety and quantity of wildflowers. There’s a festival every summer, which we wanted no part of. We arranged to visit the weekend after. We weren’t the only ones with that … Continue reading

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Palmer Lake Reservoirs

I took an early-morning, five-mile, three-and-a-half hour hike on the Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail on July 4. Here’s some of what I saw.

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Fall in the Rockies

We headed out fairly early on Saturday morning—to beat the crowds and the rain that was forecasted for the afternoon.  We drove south along the Front Range to Florence, then headed back north along Phantom Canyon Road. There were huge, … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to Columbus

We were planning on eating dinner downtown along the river at a restaurant that overlooks the fountain. But when we took a second look at the menu, we decided to go elsewhere. We ended up at Spaghetti Warehouse where there … Continue reading

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Vindicator Valley

On Sunday, we took my sister and her friend up into the mountains to Victor. We spent a half hour wandering the Vindicator Valley Trail, enjoying the view. Wyoming Ground Squirrel in hiding Female Mountain Bluebird Even at the relatively … Continue reading

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