October 2010

If I had my Life to live over….

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By Don Harold Of course, you can’t unfry an egg, but there is no law against thinking about it. If I had my life to live over, I would try to make more mistakes. I would relax. I know of very few things that I would take seriously. I would go more places. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less bran. I would have more actual troubles and fewer imaginary… Read More »If I had my Life to live over….

Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Crestone,Sand Dunes and Westcliff

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The view of the Sangre De Christo mountains, as we drove into the small town of Crestone. “Crestone, CO is a tiny town like no other in the world. Just south of it is a covenanted community called the Baca Grande, with over 1000 year-round residents and about 30 spiritual retreat centers and monasteries. The purpose of the community is spiritual practice, and the retreat centers facilitate practice in many of the worlds’ religions: Hindu, Roman Catholic, Shinto, Zen, Bon, Vipassana, and Tibetan Buddhist… Read More »Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Crestone,Sand Dunes and Westcliff

Pawnee Buttes

My friend Jeff and I set out on Saturday for a moto trip out to North Eastern Colorado.  We rode through the Pawnee National grasslands.  It was……….beautiful, I guess.  One may not think so immediately but the vastness was incredible.  It made for great photographs and a wonderful landscape to think in!

The Bucksnort Saloon

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For football Sunday (last Sunday), Eli and I decided to head up to The mountains to the little saloon, up a windy narrow dirt road, along the river.  It a rustic cabin in the middle of the woods with a warm, buzzing atmosphere.  Lots of different people are attracted to this place.  You have your Sunday drive folks, your Harley bar folks, your dual sport adventure folks, your football folks, your grandmas and grandpas visiting folks, your family folks….. In… Read More »The Bucksnort Saloon

Leaves are Changing ~

On Boreas Pass. We camped out on top and got the fresh morning light illuminating the trees!

My Birthday (awhile ago!)

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The night before my birthday, while I was at work, the kids and Richard (my roommates) decorated my entire room! Complete with flowers cake and balloons.  I was delighted! To celebrate my birthday, Eli took me to a Rockies Game!  They ended up winning in the bottom of the ninth home run…yes!!

New York!

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One of the “Twins” outside of Troy, New York Flying through a storm on the way home Eli and I at Lake George