Tag Archives: Colorado Springs

Take to higher ground

When you visit Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, your admission ticket also gives you access to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, a 1.4 miles drive up the Russell Tutt Scenic Highway (you actually drive through the zoo). For them with a decent Internet … Continue reading

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Black Forest Fire – Running Update

 Interesting . . . the InciWeb site has no information on the Black Forest fire. The bad part of the day is nearly over, and while no progress was made toward containment, neither did they give up any ground.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Black Forest Fire – Colorado Springs

A quick update for them who have asked . . . there are currently three fires around the area.  One is about 9 miles away from us, the Black Forest fire.   The live updates can be found here: http://gazette.com/live-updates-homes-burn-as-residents-flee-fast-growing-black-forest-fire-north-of-colorado-springs/article/1502187Continue reading

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D’Alise Daily News – Volume MMV, Issue I

This was the last of the general posts updating our move.  The time was August 5, 2005, and by then most of the people in my e-mailing list had already stopped responding , and I was obviously fading from the … Continue reading

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D’Alise Daily News – Volume MMIV, Issue XII

Following the massive success of my last post, I continue by posting my second effort to update friends and family of what was scheduled to transpire in late December 2004.  The interview format was “been there, done that”, and I … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak and I

In 2006 The Gazette of Colorado Springs held an essay and photo contest for Pikes Peak Centennial celebration (a brief history of Pikes Peak HERE).  New to the area, I had, as I do now, a profound fascination with Pikes … Continue reading

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