Tag: colorado

Photo Tuesday-Pride Rock

A rock formation at Red Rocks in Colorado that bears a similar profile to Pride Rock from The Lion King

Last weekend, I had the chance to hang out with Karen & Curtis, who were in town for Thanksgiving. Karen is Karen Burnham of SF Signal, Spiral Galaxy & Locus fame. She’s been coming on the SF Signal podcast since the beginning and I got the chance to meet her and her husband at World Fantasy.

When they called to say they would be in Denver I was thrilled they thought to contact me to hang out. When I suggested we might do some mountain type stuff, they were thrilled…

Photo Tuesday: Echo Lake


On a rainy, cloudy, cold day, I made the trip up I70 to Mount Evans, one of the 54 ‘fourteeners’ or mountains above 14k feet in Colorado.  Nestled in the trees at 10,600 ft is Echo Lake, probably one of…

Photo Tuesday: The Stanley Hotel


Probably one of the most infamous places in Colorado, the Stanley Hotel has played host to foreign kings and Hollywood royalty, but is perhaps best known as the inspiration for the fictional Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s novel The Shining.…

Photo Tuesday: Flowers


I’ve been trying to stretch my photo prowess and take different kinds of pictures, including closeups. In today’s pic, I was trying to capture the brilliant purple of these flowers.  I didn’t get it exactly the way I wanted it,…

Photo Tuesday: Da Bird


Estes Park Colorado (7,522 ft) has been a favorite of mine for years now. It’s a little destination town that acts as a gateway for several other places, including the Rocky Mountain National Park and Trail Ridge Road. Trail Ridge…

Photos Tuesday: Above the Clouds


There is something about being above the clouds.  Number 1, it’s so quiet.  I mean, you can listen and hear nothing, none of the stuff we become used to, the stuff that we tune out; cars driving by, neighbors mowing…