I’ve thought about doing a companion book to the cemetery book – Gates Ajar dealing with roadside memorials. They are all arounds us but you have to keep your eyes open and be willing to do a U-turn to go back and photograph them.
Author Archives: Flying Cloud Photographer
Wild Weather in Kansas
This last week was filled with lots of unsettled weather. Lots of rain, some hail, tornado warnings with at least one or two touching ground. These are snapshots taken from my Garmin Dash cam. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped arcus cloud. A shelf cloud is attached to the base of the parent cloud, which isContinue reading “Wild Weather in Kansas”
More Cope, Colorado
Cope, Colorado is a very small town on Highway 36 in Northeastern Colorado. It is about 30 miles from the Kansas border. For such a small town it has a number of photogenic sites. For my part time job I frequently go thru Cope.
Cope, Colorado is located in Eastern Colorado along Highway 36. It is very close to the border with Kansas. Because it has fallen on hard times makes it perfect for prairie photography. When I go thru Cope I stop and stretch my legs and try to get new pictures.
Flagler, Colorado. This is Hal Borland’s birthplace. Author of many books, the one to read is High, Wide and Lonesome. It is about his coming of age on the prairie.
More Signs of Human Activity
Cope and Coffee
On my way to Kansas for work I sometimes take Highway 36 which leads you thru the town of Cope, Colorado. It has seen better days. Turns out that there’s another photographer on the Grainery.app. site that has stopped to take pictures here. So we’re in a friendly competition to put up more photos ofContinue reading “Cope and Coffee”
Downtown Goodland, KS
Some eclectic architecture in downtown Goodland, Kansas.
What? Are we not eating enough beef? Apparently so. My take on this is that in the midwest you’re told what to do. usually in the form of large billboards saying “Don’t get Pregnant” and if you do ” No Abortions” then “Don’t Do Drugs”.
Decided to take a different route to work yesterday – From Denver to Atwood, KS. I was able to go thru three states: Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas Texas Trail Canyon is in Haigler, Nebraska and the road side memorial is just outside Yuma, Colorado