Seven from Nine

Kansas State Fair Timelapse - 2011

September has always been a good month for taking pictures. Something about the changing light, angle of the sun and the beginning of fall colors adds a little extra. Following are seven photos I’ve taken during the ninth month. They are a mostly random group of shots that caught my eye, selected over a 2-3 … Read more

Scenes from Early 2018

March - Sand Hill Cranes

It’s the so-called dog days of summer and there’s nothing new to blog about. So I thought I’d share a selection of my favorite photos from the first 7 months of the year, one per month. I haven’t taken near as many pictures this year as in years past, but I am happy with the … Read more

Louisville Bike Trails, Redux

Dead and Company

We took a quick trip to see Dead & Company play at Folsom Field in Boulder earlier this month. We had just been to Estes Park in June, so no real touristy stuff this trip. We stayed in Louisville, and I was able to further explore the bike trails in the area which was great … Read more

Estes & Bear Lakes

Bear Lake View

We went to Estes Park at the end of May to celebrate Sheryl’s birthday. The day before her birthday it seemed like I had all the fun as I biked around Estes Lake in the morning and hiked around Bear Lake in the afternoon! Here are some photos from each activity.

Seven Years Cycling

7 Years Cycling:Bayshore Sunset

I took up cycling 7 years ago today when I got a new bike for Father’s Day. I had ridden a handful of times in the previous decade, but since that Father’s Day I’ve ridden over 14,000 miles! It literally changed my life. I’m happier and healthier than before I started, and can say I’m … Read more

Another Special Birthday

Fly Fishing near Estes Lake

I’ve celebrated a few birthdays with Sheryl, and this one, spent in Estes Park, is no exception in terms of being special. We spent an enjoyable day up here in the Rocky Mountains following her favorite breakfast and followed by a good dinner at a modern Mexican style restaurant. I have to admit though, that … Read more

2017 Favorite Photos

2017 Favorites: Maroon Bells

In a now annual tradition, I’ve reviewed the photos I took during the previous year and selected my favorites. I shared my 35 favorites from 2017 on Flickr, and my 11 favorites are shown below. Durango – Silverton Narrow Gauge, just inside the New Mexico border south of Colorado. :: ite

A Very Long Day

Sunrise on a Very Long Day

On the road in Utah before the sun comes up and still driving through Kansas 5 hours after it goes down makes for a very long day! We were headed home from visiting our daughter and granddaughter in Turlock, and had one more night on the road and then one more day driving. A short … Read more

Southwest of Denver

The Golden Hour

Here are a few shots from a trip to Denver we took early in November. The pictures were taken along the Lariat Loop Trail, which we picked up in Morrison. Our first stop was at Red Rocks, scene of many wonderful memories over the past 30 years. It’s hard to resist taking a break alongside … Read more