Tag Archives: Colorado

Eight Years Apart

Eight years ago, November 30th, my back yard in Monument, Colorado . . .  Yes, some of you have seen these photos before . . . but not with these treatments.  Click on the photos to see a larger version … Continue reading

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Hiatus Post No. 15 – Stuff from Before

I am taking April off from Disperser Tracks, from reading blogs, from Facebook, from Twitter, and from the Internet in general. I plan to return (virtually) live on May 1st.  Meanwhile, I scheduled a few posts (like this one) to go … Continue reading

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Visiting Colorado

Some, probably not many, might have noticed my absence from the blogosphere and the Internet in general. My sister visited for a week, and there was much travel, eating, Firefly watching, and refrigerator shopping (my current fridge is beyond repair … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak – March 2006

Eight years and a week ago we were up the side of Pikes Peak without a paddle (we hardly ever travel with one). That’s right, we were traveling the Pikes Peak Highway, heading up to the Devil’s Playground area. What … Continue reading

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Yesteryear’s Blogs – Wet Mountains and Bishop’s Castle

I’ve had two previous blogs, both running under the flag of the Skepticality Forum. Registered members had the option to have a blog be a part of the site.  That site went down twice, each time losing all the posts. … Continue reading

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The Drive of October 20, 2012

If you are a regular reader to my blog, you read the Chronicles of October 19, 2012 (Parts I, II, and II). Well, the very next day we decided to go on a longer drive.  Specifically, to the top of … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of October 19, 2012 – Part III

The thing to keep in mind about his next set of photos is they span a period of just nine (9) minutes.  Also, except where noted, I am presenting them exactly as shot.  OK, with that out of the way … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon Fire – 2012 – Final Update

Today I received an e-mail letting me know of the finished project condensing a number of sources into an official record of the Waldo Canyon 2012 Fire. They only used a few of my pictures and videos, but I was … Continue reading

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The Big Dump 2012 – Looking Up

I tend to look up a lot.  Perhaps it’s the hope of finding an escape from this rock, a portal that briefly opens up and offers us the change to leave all the crap, and travel to a better world … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon Fire – Colorado – A Recap

As I sit here listening to wind-driven rain pelt my windows, I consider the drastic change from two weeks ago.  Ferociously quick, yet seemingly interminable, the Waldo Canyon Fire started on Saturday, June 23, and likely by tomorrow, Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon Fire – Colorado – June 26, 2012

 Edited to Add:  There is a final post that recaps this fire: https://disperser.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/waldo-canyon-fire-colorado-a-recap/ The pictures in this post are a taste of what is in the gallery. I normally process my pictures because the settings on my camera are all … Continue reading

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Waldo Canyon Fire – Colorado – 2012

Edited to Add:  There is a final post that recaps this fire: https://disperser.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/waldo-canyon-fire-colorado-a-recap/ I am behind in my other photographs, but felt I needed to post these.  These are pictures from the Waldo Canyon Wildfire near Colorado Springs.  These were all … 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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February 2012 Snowstorm

Before we get to the snow, a quick update on the flowering succulent. Nearly all the flowers are open, with only a few still wrapped up on themselves.  Luck is with us . . . the original flowers are holding … Continue reading

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OCT2010 – Cripple Creek, Colorado

In early October we took a drive to Cripple Creek, Colorado.  We did not have any big hopes for remaining fall colors, but you never know, and the weather was gorgeous. As it turns out, the drive offered up pretty … Continue reading

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