What Are These Called?

If you follow Colorado State Highway 9 south from Ute Peak Road, you’ll see a small “herd” of these animals, on the right, as you approach Silverthorne. I think they’re Scottish Highland Cattle, but dont know for sure. They’ve been tempting my eye for months, but this is the first time that I’ve taken the…

The Second Book of Don…

Autumn. Up here on the mountain, it’s almost at its height. A yearly celebration that I love, although I do miss the variety of colors that one gets in other areas of the country. Nights are cooler, but not cold. Sometimes, in the wee hours, I’m wakened by the bugling of an elk, or by…

Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens…

Even when there’s not an eclipse, one can still enjoy a late summer day in a garden. Denver Botanic Gardens boasts over 23 acres of beautifully maintained gardens and quiet areas. No matter what you’re after, a lunch nook or some peaceful shade, there’s a place to get comfortable.  Naturally, a free day means lots…