Driving home from a skunk day of fishing had one golden gift. A cloud formation that looked like a snowcapped mountain 30k ft high. The clouds changed so quickly another looked like a whale swimming. A third change appeared to resemble a pod of dolphins without dorsal fins. The archs of airbourne backs and pointed … More Weird Cloud Formation
I looked outside the teacher workroom Monday morning to a pretty sight of snow covering the local high school football field. To my surprise a trail of prints stood out. It looked as though a herd of teens ran a lap or two around the field. A few observations…. First off, back in Texas, school … More Colorado Tough!
Driving to Salida from Buena Vista is not as scenic as the drive to Leadville, however it does have its own gems. One of the few gems is the stretch of the Arkansas River from Joe Cogan’s property to Fisherman’s Bridge. When driving past Cogan’s homestead one is rewarded with an excellent view of the … More Very cold on the river
Another day another dollar? Yes, but… walking out the front door each morning in Buena Vista can be a treat. Up here I’m not surrounded by trees obstructing the my view of the horizon. In fact it is so open that my 360 degree view is completely unobstructed by trees and buildings. This particular morning … More Dec 14, 2017. Sunrise
When my parents moved to Colorado one of my stepfather’s favorite sayings was “Every day the same scenery is always different, it’s always a new view.” I came to agree whole-heartedly. It may be the same view everyday, but there is something that is always different. Every cloud shadows a new spot, each hour changes … More Mountain Mornings