Lightning and Rainbows on the Top of the World

July 19, 2011 at 6:52 am (Mesa Verde National Park) (, , , )

On the top of the world in Mesa Verde National Park – passing storms drag rainbows and lightning with them.  This was yesterday evening’s storm.

Cedar Tree Tower, Rainbow and Lightning

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Soda Canyon Hike

June 9, 2011 at 9:01 pm (Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park, National Parks, Nature, Photography, Wildlife)

When the wind blows from the southeast, Mesa Verde National Park is shrouded in a thick haze of smoke coming from the huge Arizona wildfire more than 250 miles away. But yesterday, thanks to a westerly breeze,  the smoke was gone, the wind calm, the temperature fabulous.  So I went for a hike.

Soda Canyon Overlook trail is short and sweet, but it took me two hours because of the distractions.  Birds.  Flowers.  Lizards.  And the view of Balcony House from a distance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Where Do I Begin?

May 27, 2011 at 7:45 am (Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park, National Parks, Nature, Photography)

Cliff Palace partial view

For the past month I’ve wanted to post blog entries about my travels and my new job at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. But I’ve been so busy living life and getting situated that it just didn’t happen. So now I have a month’s worth of adventures to tell, and where do I begin? Read the rest of this entry »

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