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Photo Friday: More Snow Melt

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Here is the photo: “Now that’s a…river?” “Waterfall.” “Mostly.  I bet it’s cold.” *Tries it* “Oh yes. It’s cold!” This was taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, July 2014.

Photo Friday: A Stream By Any Other Name

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Here is the photo: Here was the conversation (mostly paraphrased from memory): “There’s a stream!” “Stream or creek?” “Creek?” “Crick?” “Babbling brook.” “Brook.” “Tributary.” This was taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, July 2014.

Photo Friday: Down The Tree

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Do you have any idea how hard it is to take a photo pointing down a tree trunk? Ok – I’ll admit it – this tree was actually at an angle to the path I was walking!  It was a…

Photo Tuesday: Space Cacti

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I kept noticing these strange looking cacti everywhere I went up in the mountains this summer.  I don’t remember seeing them before.  They were on the side of the road, along trails, pretty much everywhere I looked.  I thought it…

Photo Tuesday: Echo Lake

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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

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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.…