Category Archives: Sculptures and Statues

Back to the Cripple Creek Ice Festival

I went with my department coworkers to see the ice carvings in Cripple Creek. The theme this year was superheroes, I guess, since that’s what all the carvings were of. It was mid-afternoon on a weekday, so things weren’t exactly … Continue reading

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Utah Vacation—Day One

It’s been a long time since Sally and I just took off for an extended vacation. When we decided to do it this year, she couldn’t get off work until the last week of October. That was later in the … Continue reading

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Glow at the Gardens

I had barely mentioned this pumpkin-carving festival at the Denver Botanical Gardens when Sally told me to buy tickets. Our only option was a Thursday night. We drove up after work and ate supper at Noodles. The park was crowded—a lot … Continue reading

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Ice Castles

Somebody has figured out how to make icicles and fuse them together to make walls and towers and other formations. The company looks for places— Minnesota, Utah, Alberta—where it stays cold long enough to build a castle. This year, the … Continue reading

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