Osprey

Atop a building adjacent to the pond is an osprey nest. I’m not typically good at capturing birds in flight so I’m especially proud of this photo. Three facts about osprey: 1. They are also known as sea or river hawks. 2. They are diurnal. 3. They can be found on 6 of the 7Continue reading “Osprey”

Life above the clouds

Life the Rocky Mountains can be magnificent and ever changing. Weather is isolated creating a 15 degree temperature difference between where I live at 8200 ft and Boulder 5300 ft less than 10 miles away most days. Sometimes, on the steep drive, as I twist and turn along Magnolia Rd, it is otherworldly. These imagesContinue reading “Life above the clouds”

Nature does not hurry

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu Words from an ancient Chinese writer and philosopher. These two rocks were found during excavation for the garage we are building. The beauty and uniqueness of each have earned them a place on the shelf where I write. If you look closely at theContinue reading “Nature does not hurry”

Aspens: beauty and science

Aspen trees play exquisite music in the wind. The sound of their leaves is magical from spring to fall. Called “quaking aspens” as their sound in the forest is unlike that of any other tree. Aspens are the autumn showstoppers in Colorado. Their magnificent yellow leaves are the reason Long lines of cars drive alongContinue reading “Aspens: beauty and science”