Category Archives: Travel

Spring Roadtrips: Paonia

Photo Journal #17 Fruit blossoms, snowcapped mountains, vistas and vines … we’ve been to Paonia on numerous trips over the last decade and have always thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Spring is particularly lovely. Not pictured here was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Southeast Utah Adventure – Part 3

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Southeast Utah Adventure – Part 2

Photo Journal #15 Coming back and looking at photos after a wander or trip is an interesting experience, as themes emerge of things I observed, but might not have noticed I was noticing at the time. While I fumbled with … Continue reading

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Southeast Utah Adventure – Part 1

I was neither born there nor have I ever lived there, but the moment I step onto a sandstone feature, sink my fingers into the chromatic earth, or stare our at the wide horizon, I feel at home. Continue reading

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument – February Desert Adventures Part 2

Nature Photo Journal #13 In 4th Grade I traveled to Organ Pipe with a Desert Studies class I was lucky to be a part of as my sense of adventure and environmental exploration bloomed. Captivated by the Organ Pipes, the … Continue reading

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Scottsdale/McDowell Sonoran Preserve and Granite Reef Recreation Area ~ February Desert Adventures Part 1

Nature Photo Journal # 12 Always appreciative of natural areas in reach of an urban area, these two spots near Scottsdale and Phoenix offered some incredible space for desert wanders. The cactus at the Sonoran Preserve were unbeatable: Saguaros standing … Continue reading

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Return to Barr Lake

Nature Photo Journal #11 Beneath an expansive big sky view and shimmering light, a small shore line offers adventures in cracking through the freeze, sending little islands of ice sheets and bubbles into the open water, and tracking wandering birds.

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In View of the Continental Divide

Nature Photo Journal # 10 In each collection of photos, I try to capture some of the details I observe and the overall feeling of the day. The motif of austere snow, shadow and plants continues as the gift of … Continue reading

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Experimental Forest – Riverside Trail — Fraser, CO

Nature Photo Journal #9 Part of my intent is to simply document some of the different details on the landscape that I see when slowing down. The snow provides a perfect setting for seeing animal tracks and signs: an elk … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Rocky Mountain Lake Park — Home

Nature Photo Journal #8 The large cottonwood featured in these images is a sentinel looking over our neighborhood park. I am interested in different angles of photographing the great tree as it changes throughout the seasons.

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