Badlands National Park 2020

Pinnacles and erroded buttes break up the endless grasslands creating the wonder known as the Badlands. I spent an afternoon

Up on Chief Mountain

Beginning a hike at 11,300 feet might be cheating, but I love a big payoff with little effort. Well, at

Twilight at Cherry Creek State Park

Outside, I must go to keep my sanity during the Coronavirus lockdown of 2020. Not living day by day, but

Valmont Butte

For the Arapahoe people, Valmont Butte was a sacred gathering place. Then in the 1800s, it was made into a

New Orleans Necropolis Journey

On a grey and rainy February afternoon in 2019, I wandered through the historic Lafayette Cemetery.  Located in the heart

Pawnee Buttes Sunset Hike

In Northeastern Colorado, the Pawnee Buttes loom over the Pawnee National Grasslands. The wind farms and natural gas structures impinge

Front Range Meanderings – 2019

 Dozens of great places to hike and wander in the Denver/Boulder area, including, Red Rocks, Roxborough Park, Eldorado Canyon, Heil

Stations of the Cross in San Luis

For a moment I thought my eyes were playing tricks, I had no recollection of a Hispanic Church crested on

Arroyo Seco – 2019

Spending a week in the hills of Valdez, New Mexico, at the Taos Artist Casita was a treat — a

The High Road to Taos

Even if you start from the town of Taos, the scenic byway is called The High Road to Taos. Following President Obama’s