The Revery Alone Will Do – Prairie Musings

Well that was a day! It started out like this:IMG_1217

A few steps later, this:

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My sis Lauren and I spent the day wandering the prairie in eastern Colorado. We found someone’s home, once loved.IMG_1236

Mr. Jack R. Abbit.IMG_1239

Mrs. Jack R. Abbit. Check out those EYES.

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And we found THIS: A stunning Short-eared Owl that flew up from almost under our tires and almost caused Lauren to land in my lap.

LIFE BIRD

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Windmills and Wheat Stubble.

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Heading down Chalk Bluffs

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Found this beauty – a Common Nighthawk, sleeping on a post near a busy, dusty gravel road.

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These beauties – Northern Pintails I think, were in a prairie puddle or playa.

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In the middle of a grass desert. See them?

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Cool old barns here and there with many Stay Away warnings.

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Yellow Mexican Hat Coneflower

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I’d like to know the stories here!

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And these two.  Beautiful Pronghorn.

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One Response to The Revery Alone Will Do – Prairie Musings

  1. Rita says:

    oh Connie! The photos are truly amazing and I absolutely love your verbal musings. I wish, I wish, I wish…

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