Photo Challenge: Inspiration at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado

This week’s Photo Challenge is inspiration. Krista asks, “What moves you?”    I took this photo at the Diversion Dam at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison back in 2012. It is one of my favorite pictures as it shows the two things that inspire me – Nature and Fall. The natural world never fails … More Photo Challenge: Inspiration at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado

Free Friday: Colorado National Monument, USA

   Location: Mesa County Colorado, USA  Entrance Fee: FREE on the following days: August 25, September 26, and November 11; camping fees still apply    Things To Do: Historic Rim Drive Hiking Camping Bicycling Wildlife Watching Photography Picnicking  Rock Climbing    My Thoughts: Colorado National Monument is one of the striking places I have been … More Free Friday: Colorado National Monument, USA

Memento Monday: Copper Bracelet from Colorado

A souvenir from a place I visited. The bookstore in Bent’s Old Fort, a National Historic Site that features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade, in Colorado has … More Memento Monday: Copper Bracelet from Colorado

Great Sand Dunes

It was only in 2012 that I learned there are sand dunes in the United States. My husband and I went on a road trip in Colorado and it was one of the best road trips we have ever done. One of our stops is the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I was amazed by … More Great Sand Dunes