Recent Posts

  • Highway 34 into Estes Park closing Monday


    Those planning a trip to Estes Park, Colo., and/or Rocky Mountain National Park should note that Highway 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon will close Monday and will not reopen until Memorial Day 2017. The highway was severely damaged in September 2013 flooding and… Read More ›

  • Click bait is like a box of chocolates …

    Box of various chocolate pralines

    As defined by Wikipedia, click bait is … … a pejorative term describing web content that is aimed at generating online advertising revenue, especially at the expense of quality or accuracy, relying on sensationalist headlines or eye-catching thumbnail pictures to attract… Read More ›

  • Feel the warmth


    Posting this, even though it’s old … because I needed it. Animals in distress and people coming to the rescue, because (I like to think) that’s what people do. Scenes I particularly love — CPR on a moose, a rescued… Read More ›

  • Pollock in the Park


      Abstract painting, right? No, take another look. It’s a photograph of a mountainside in Rocky Mountain National Park, shot, of course, by Erik Stensland, Estes Park, Colo. Isn’t this amazing? It was shot Thursday morning, and was the result of… Read More ›

  • Chapin on a Saturday


    This is Mount Chapin, Rocky Mountain National Park, as it looked yesterday morning. Luckily, Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland was there to capture the scene. He posted this on his Facebook page, but you can also find his work at… Read More ›

  • Trump proves what a vulgar pig he is


    Not that there was any doubt. The Washington Post broke the story this afternoon. Trump’s response: “This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago. Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf… Read More ›