Category Archives: Insects

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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The Butterfly Pavilion

This small building in the Denver suburb of Westminster is a zoo of invertebrates.  There are three exhibit rooms inside with cases and tanks filled with octopuses, crabs, spiders, ants, bees, etc. A woman was sitting in the first room … Continue reading

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Be Very Careful

A large spider was crawling on the outside of the window near my office. I angled my shot so Pikes Peak was in the background and …

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I planned the days on this weekend adventure, and Sally planned the nights. She booked us at the Cedaredge Lodge, a mom-and-pop motel that has great ratings. The young woman who checked us in spent about 20 minutes explaining all … Continue reading

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