Category: Majestic Mountains

Pregnant and Shedding

No, not me! The Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep. The day was gray and windy, then the sheep appeared and everything seemed brighter. It was good to be among the sheep again. The little band of ewes, who have spent the last couple of months…

Heralds of Spring – The Migration is On

It’s a wonderful Spring in the high country, the time in which nature bounces back after the endurance test that is winter. From a snowy and windblown landscape to flocks of migrating waterfowl in uncountable numbers that arrive throughout the day. With their arrival…

Autumn in Colorado

Autumn in the high country has arrived in full force. Bold, vivid colors; warm days and cool nights; a time of transition from busy summer to quiet winter. Fall never seems to last long enough to suit me, so I spend as much time as…

Green Going Gold

Autumn is coming to the high country. We’re in that sweetspot between the last summer flowers and the full-on color riot of changing leaves. It starts with the grasses and shrubs, one blade, one leaf at time. Then the first tinge in the Aspen…

The Artistry of Winter

Landscape photography in winter

December Snowscapes

The first snow transforms the mountains.

Of Cottonwood Trees and Sunsets

I’ve been neglecting this blog, but autumn in the high country is too short and sweet to stay inside any longer than necessary. So, what’s happening out there? Well, the aspen leaves have fallen and now it’s time for the Cottonwood trees to take…

Awesome Aspens

Autumn is in full swing in the mountains of Colorado, such a glorious time. I’ve put many miles on my hiking boots over the last couple of weeks. The aspens are my favorite trees. Their tiny leaves unfurl to usher in spring, the quaking…

Fall Colors in Colorado

Late summer in Colorado brings the first colors of autumn. As the days shorten and the nights grow cold, I can think of no better place to be than in the mountains. Frosty mornings followed by warm days color filled days. The Colorado blue sky, the golden aspens, the red…

Of Sunsets and Dogs

The gift of a sunset is not to be missed. I’ve been enjoying them with the dogs. And they seem to enjoy quiet time watching the the last light leave the day as much as I do. Ty, the dog we rescued three weeks…