Tag: Mountains

Summer Star in Paperback!

Summer Star is now available in print. Many thanks to Champagne Books. Loner and history buff Troy Hart gets more than he bargained for when his psychic connection to the past leads him to the mountains of Colorado. The legend of buried treasure is…

Cabin

Cabin. Few words evoke such a wide range of feelings. Nostalgia, romance, seclusion, adventure, freedom, independence. From the iconic log cabin in the mountains, to a soddy on the open prairie, to a cottage on the beach, these places bring us back to the…

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…

Windows of Time

Ghosts, dressed in nostalgia and shadows, stand at the windows hoping to share the lost memories of their youth. I step up to the crumbling logs to peer through the window, trying to see into the past. They invite me across the threshold, into…

Of Woods and Words

Creating unique pieces clears my mind for writing and editing my work. Something about the rhythm of the mallet tapping on the chisels frees up my brain. I don’t know how, it just know it works. Whether it’s turning a gnarled branch into a candleholder, hollowing out a…

Cabins in Winter

It’s the last day of February and the wind is blowing the flakes of snow against the windows. It’s a good day to sit by the wood stove and work on my current novel. Like my other stories, this one is set in the mountains….

Winter Bucks

Frost hung in the air and glittered the snow as the bachelor herd of Mule Deer bucks came out to feed before sunrise. Differences aside now that the rut is over, they foraged close together. Sparkling clouds were caught in the early morning light…

Winter Fun – Great Dane Sytle

Polly loves snow. I mean, she really loves snow. And it’s even more fun with Ty. Best dog snow day ever!

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…