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
Despite having come to Colby, Kansas a lot recently , I only just now found out about this billboard off the western most exit ramp to Colby. It was put up and paid for by a couple living in town. They are not anonymous. The Billboard does NOT have a religious message as so manyContinue reading “Jesus in the Wheat”
One day it’s nice – but remember Colors in the morning – Sailers take warning. This is a sunrise in Goodland Kansas. The next day it was a blizzard with I70 closed from Denver to Colby where I had to hunker down for a nite.
I never get tired of going out there to drive slowly through the preserve to see what there is roaming around. Today I got up early to be there as soon as the gate open which is sunrise 6:45 am today.There were at least 20 cars waiting to get in. It was cold out withContinue reading “Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Preserve”
Talk about welcoming – their welcome center west of Goodland, KS was open on a Sunday, staffed with a nice person, free coffee ( I didn’t partake as this is why I had to make an urgent stop there in the first place). Oddles of pamphlets.
By Late-Cretaceous times, Eurasia and the Americas had separated along the south Atlantic and subduction on the west coast of the Americas had commenced, resulting in the Laramide orogeny, the early phase of growth of the modern Rocky Mountains. The Western Interior Seaway may be seen as a downwarping of the continental crust ahead of the growingContinue reading “Monument Rock”
Every year from about late August thru October on the plains of Southern Colorado you can witness the annual Tarantula migration. We go to LaJunta, Colorado and then drive south on Highway 109 towards Kim, Colorado. This year we were more successful in seeing the critters by getting off the asphalt and looking for themContinue reading “Tarantula Migration”