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Further Up! Further In! Poudre Canyon and North Park.

Illinois River.  Took a day in the high country today. Started out early. There never quite seems to be enough time. Might have to go up and spend a few nights sometime soon. Drove through the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge. … Continue reading

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I Should Go To The Woods

I should go to the woods And breathe the fresh air Walk along old dirt roads Then drop all my cares I should revel in sunshine Or kick around leaves Watch woodpeckers hammer At cracks in the trees I should … Continue reading

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Working Towards Recovery #1

I am still amazed at how much damage the tremendous force of water can do.  Here is the front yard garden, berm, and native grassland before the flood. During the flood – waters are low and receding. The same area … Continue reading

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Summertime Fun

This morning, day two of our Tile Job, I was able to go upstairs since the floor dried, look down, and this is what my new floor looks like before grout. Oh. My. Word. Lovely. Here is a close up … Continue reading

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Chicken House!

It’s been a long time since I’ve had chickens. We have this huge wood pile that was left here when we moved in. My wonderful husband sorted, de-nailed, and stacked.  Reclaimed wood ready to go. We raked out and leveled … Continue reading

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Birding With "Lucky Al"

Al and I went out to Pawnee National Grasslands recently – he’d never been out there. It was time, so we went. Here is a lovely Lark Bunting, our state bird. This little camouflaged beauty I believe is a Brewer’s … Continue reading

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Some Fun Utah Birds

La Sal Mountain Loop road is a great and interesting tour. The road was open and we did not see another person.  But we saw this lovely male Dusky Grouse.  This Crow was on a fence post in Castle Valley, … Continue reading

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Lovely Visit To Moab, Utah

Al and I recently took a mini vacation to Moab, Utah. Have you ever been there? It’s lovely.  We stayed at Red Cliffs Lodge, see it down there? Right where the Colorado River meets the road. We went for a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help It. More Dachsing Through The Snow Photos!

As most of you know we have received a great spring snowstorm here in Loveland. We have 12+ inches of snow. “Um, well, thanks for digging us pathways”  To plow or not to plow, that is Kevin’s question.  Plow.. I … Continue reading

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Spring Marches in at the Denver Botanic Gardens

Well I did my monthly visit to Denver Botanic Gardens in March. It was lovely. I “discovered” these lovely ducks in Marnie’s Pavilion, but have yet to figure out what kind they are. Very cute and about the only birds … Continue reading

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