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
Over the years I’ve had so many adventures in Colorado’s mountains, I feel I’ve led a rather blessed life. Once I was followed by a mountain lion, another time a friend and I tracked a bear to its food source, and my favorite memory was the time when a bird swan up to me while … More Mountain Man retreat with Jesus
This week while on an antler hike in a nearby State Trust Land, I found a radiosonde. It’s not unusual to find balloons, or styrofoam even way back in the places rarely reached by people. Usually it is an old party balloon or chunks of a cooler that were likely wind-blown. But this one was … More I found a radiosonde!
My mountain adventures this year included the Great American Eclipse(the supposed harbinger of Yellowstone blowing its top.) Well I’m still here and so are you, I guess. After all the safety hype, I then heard of the dangers of old solar filter glasses. But its nonsense. So save your glasses from this year and join … More What to Do with Your Eclipse Glasses
It was a chilly afternoon this last Wednesday, one with a steady breeze that foretold of a coming Rocky Mountain cold front that would be clogging the sky with snow by Thursday. I spent the morning orchestrating the learning of a batch of busy 3rd graders in place of my fly-fishing friend. I was his … More The Genesis of Antler Art