Tag Archives: Pikes Peak

Doctor’s Office, Weather, and Pikes Peak

So, an eye doctor’s appointment offered respite from our busy moving preparations.  One of the things I will miss once we move is the sight of Pikes Peak, visible from many sites around Colorado Springs and vicinity.  All of the photos on … Continue reading

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Samsung Note II – Photo Processing Comparison

The previous post drew a few compliments for the quality of the photos. Well, gosh . . . it’s obviously my immense talent, vision, dedication, and overall niceness as a human being that gets them there results. Although . . … 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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Second Sunrise – Woodland Park

I live at an altitude of 7,327 feet . . . my drive to work took me down to about 5,970 feet, and then back up to about 8,500 feet.  Depending on the time of year, I could witness two … 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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Photo and the Flash – No. 5

First up, the photo . . . That’s a photo from our first few months in Colorado.  At the time, with all our stuff in storage back in Michigan, we lived in an furnished apartment at University Park.  It 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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