Category Archives: Colorado

“Extra” experiences at Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado

If it’s “extras” you want when you visit Rocky Mountain National Park, set your GPS for The Stanley Hotel.  A fabulous hotel in its own right, the stately Stanley (on the National Register of Historic Places) may give you the creeps … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Endearing

It could be said, I suppose, that travel to any locale is endearing.  And, to tell the truth, it is if you just love seeing something new. So on a recent trip to a friend’s ranch in Livermore, Colorado, with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

It wasn’t what I would call intentional.  Looking for zigzags, that is.  But nature has a way of showing off in an exquisite setting like Rocky Mountain National Park, offering magnificent examples for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag. At the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Adventures sometimes just happen.  Unexpectedly even.  And so it was on the last day of a trip to a friend’s ranch in Livermore, Colorado.  My friend, the owner of the ranch and an ATV, said, Let’s take a ride,  and in … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: Don’t Miss Sunset at Blue Lake Ranch, Hesperus, Colorado

The second day of our New Mexico journey took us from the Casa Blanca Inn  in Farmington to the town of Shiprock on the Navajo reservation where I conducted a workshop for teachers. (Click here for post on Casa Blanca Inn.) Wanting to … Continue reading

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