December 2017 has been unusually dry and warm in Colorado. Instead of skiing, and snowshoeing, I’m still enjoying hikes on dry trails. The sound of the creek changes depending upon the time of year. Frozen surface gives way to the gentle movement from beneath creating a beautiful sound for peaceful contemplation. Also striking is theContinue reading “December Creekside Hike”
Crackling sizzling fire Sunday morning serenade Basking in its warmth
Cloud filled horizon Stretching, swirling, twisting clouds Painted morning sky Orange mixed with pink View changes by the minute Fire in the sky
Tonight, just before dark we had three visitors. Mule deer look different from the ones I grew up with in the suburbs of Chicago. It doesn’t matter where I see deer, I still hear this song in my head every time! https://youtu.be/1RW3nDRmu6k
Living at 8200 feet has both challenges and charms. This may be the ultimate test of are you a “glass half full” or “glass half empty” person. It’s a choice we can all make. When you have a day where it’s cloudy and gray at 5300 feet (I know that sounds like high altitude toContinue reading “Life above the clouds”
I have been fascinated by the Lark Bunting since I moved to Colorado. It’s the state bird here and until today my attempts to photograph one have been unsuccessful. This may not be the best photograph but I’m pleased to have gotten him to pose for this.
The magnificence of aspens and pine in fall. The book I’ll be submitting for #AuthorMentorMatch is Cruze Control a #YA story about mother/daughter relationship. 17-year-old Hanna lives with her family in Lake in the Pines,MN but wants to see the world, write music, and dance in music videos. Set in 1986 just before technology changedContinue reading “Laura Roettiger #AMMConnect Bio”