Tag Archives: Colorado

Wildflower Hike in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado

  July in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado is prime time for wildflowers in the higher elevations. The most spectacular array of wildflowers we encountered this year occurred along the Pass Trail to Engineer Mountain. This trail starts … Continue reading

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Pheasants and Photos

  Tom and I road-tripped to Nebraska for Thanksgiving week and on the way we went hunting. He was hunting pheasants in Nebraska and I was hunting photos of early winter in western Nebraska and southern Colorado. I have to … Continue reading

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Lake Clark National Park

Lake Clark National Park was the last national park in Alaska on our bucket list to visit. In talking with someone who lived and worked there, the question we got was “What took you so long?” It was quite obvious … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park

We can’t make a checkmark on our Bucket List with our visit to Rocky Mountain National Park in late July since we have visited this park before. As it had been ten years since our last visit, we decided to take a … Continue reading

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Autumn in the Mountains

Autumn is a gorgeous time in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. We took an afternoon drive to LaPlata Canyon in the San Juan range in southwestern Colorado.             This year the color seems to be a bit spotty – there … Continue reading

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Bent’s Old Fort

   Bent’s Old Fort In the past  year I’ve visited Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site twice. The place fascinates me. This “living history” site is a reconstructed adobe fort near La Junta, Colorado. Originally it was an important post … Continue reading

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Boggsville Historic Site, Colorado

Boggsville now lies off the beaten path and is uninhabited but, founded in 1862, it was important as the first non-fortified settlement in southeastern Colorado. My daughter and I stumbled onto Boggsville as we were headed west on Highway 50 … Continue reading

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