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Category: Green

Dumbo the … octopus?

Ever heard of a dumbo octopus? I hadn’t until now. The dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis) gets its name from the fins that resemble the ears of Disney’s Dumbo the flying elephant. It is small, […]

No golfing today in Estes Park

This was the scene on the Estes Park, Colo., golf course today, but I don’t see many golfers. Apparently playing through was not an option. Fall is the rutting season for […]

Colorado snow joke

I woke up two days ago, smug about the hard freeze the night before (I read somewhere that a “hard freeze” is 28° or lower) because I’d had my sprinklers […]

If you go down in the woods today

I’ve written several times about the Alaska brown bears in Katmai National Park and Preserve, and have included links to the webcams that follow their summer salmon fishing. What I […]

Foliage fling

Fall foliage photos are a dime a dozen in Colorado, but this one really caught my eye. I’ve tried for years to describe a brief walk I once took near […]

Hail summer

Last spring there was a wind storm here that blew down fences, knocked over a large woody bush in my backyard, and peeled shingles off the house across the street. […]

Nature makes amends

If you can’t get into the mountains to enjoy the fall color, just watch the horizon at sunset. If you can’t see the western horizon from your location, there’s always […]

The leaves they are a changin’

Okay, Colorado leaf peepers. Hope your car is gassed up and ready to go. The local forecasters have been reporting for a week now that the leaves in the high […]