Tag Archives: rocks

Hard rock reminder for “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories are out there, fighting it out for the top spot in the biweekly poll . . . and you can do your part to cheer them on. Of course, you don’t have to do anything . … Continue reading

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Flowers, bugs, bark, and rocks

If I were smart . . . scratch that; let me start over; if I applied my considerable intellect to maximizing visits to this blog, I would split this post into four or five posts and feed them piecemeal to … Continue reading

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Phoenix Cardinal, More Bees, More Rocks

Phoenix Cardinal? Yup . . .  Rising from the ashes, lo and behold . . . a Cardinal. For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a SmugMug slideshow, click HERE. When you … Continue reading

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Bees and Rocks

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the … Continue reading

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A Dove, some rocks, a Hosta, and a fake flower

I’m nothing if not imaginative with my titles.  Let’s begin with the Dove (the bird, not the soap products) . . . The last time I’ve had dealings with doves was in Colorado; they used to nest in my Blue … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 Trip Report

We were gone from August 30th to September 16th and — as mentioned in THIS post — of the 8,859 photos I shot, 4,273 were shot with the Nikon P900. In fact, up to the very last, I had considered … Continue reading

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Leaving the Mainland – Joshua Tree NP

This is the last post documenting our escape from the mainland (Colorado) via a convoluted route to San Diego. As a reminder, here be the map of our travels.  I’ve documented our visits to Hoover Dam and the Giant Sequoias, and … Continue reading

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November 2015 Calendar

 My mind is filled with so many things . . . NaNoWriMo, submitting my stories, writing new stories, my dismal view of humanity in general and King Sooper shoppers in particular.  Now, on top of it all, I need to … Continue reading

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Rock, Flowers, Snake

Yesterday I had the most views I’ve ever had in one day since I started this blog; 48 visitors and 314 views (that’s more than 6 views per visitor). I’m not sure if it has to do with my Viable … Continue reading

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The Devil is in the Details

After we walked once around the base of Devil’s Tower, I mounted my trusty 105mm f/2.8  VR Macro lens onto my D7000, and we went around again.  This time I concentrated on the details of the place, mimicking Sarah Takes … Continue reading

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Devil’s Tower, North Dakota Raid, and Drive Home

We headed out of Sundance (WY), heading West on US-14.  Our destination, Devil’s Tower, is a US National Monument.   Clouds began to occupy the sky even as we made our way there, and caused me to wonder what they were … Continue reading

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Driving Colorado – July 2005

In a few of the previous posts I mention going on drives whenever we had guests.  In July 2005, a month after we had moved into our house, we had guests.  The following pictures are from the drive we took … Continue reading

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