Mysterious Beauty

I found this little beauty along the path around Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.   The uneven change in fall color caught my eye. Standing about 10-12" tall, I have no idea what it is.   If you can identify this plant, please let me know.  Thanks. Thought for the Day: … Continue reading Mysterious Beauty

Wild Basin – RMNP

The southeastern part of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is called Wild Basin. I had never been to this area until my brother took me there a few weeks ago.  Less than half a mile from the Wild Basin trail head is the Lower Copeland Falls. I thought this was a beautiful scene when … Continue reading Wild Basin – RMNP

Inspirational Rocks

  I was cleaning out old files when I came across my rock collection, pictures of rocks.  In the collection was a series of boulders spread out along a path in Rocky Mountain National Park, each engraved with an inspirational verse.     I highlighted one of these in an earlier post  (click here), but had … Continue reading Inspirational Rocks

Fly Fishing

I've never tried fly fishing, looks like too much work.  I'm not much of a fisherman anyway; I fish with an empty hook and a six-pack. Since everything in Rocky Mountain National Park is "catch and release" anyway, you might as well try the most difficult form of fishing; i.e. without bait.  As I understand … Continue reading Fly Fishing

Thoughtful Rocks

I just returned from a trip to Estes Park, Colorado.  Rocky Mountain National Park is one of my favorite places in the world, and I'm happy to report that the National Park Service have put some of their rocks to good use. Thought for the Day:   For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided … Continue reading Thoughtful Rocks