Every year in the late summer, early fall there is a migration of 8 to 10 year old brown back Oklahoma tarantulas looking for mates. The females are hunkered down in burrows on the plains. While they can live to 20 or more years of age their mates die soon after the mating. We “patrolled”Continue reading “Tarantula Migration”
Comanche National Grassland is a National Grassland located in southeastern Colorado, United States. It is the sister grassland of Cimarron National Grassland and contains both prairie grasslands and canyons. It is separated into two sections, each operated by a local ranger district, one of which is in Springfield and the other of which is inContinue reading “Comanche Grasslands”
Small town on the plains that is the Lincoln county seat. It’s one claim to fame is Hugo’s municipal public park (Hines Park) features a vintage swimming pool which was constructed as a Works Project Administration facility in the 1930s and is designated as a historic site by the National Register of Historic Places. And who doesn’t likeContinue reading “Hugo, Colorado”
We’ve been toying with the idea of getting a plot of land east of Denver. In essence a chunk of prairie with views East and West. We were shown an abandoned farm and here are some of the photos from that trip.
Having revived a 1954 Rolleiflex Automat I’ve started to shoot with it. It definitely makes you slow down. No real good way to shoot it out the window. You HAVE to pull over , get out, meter the scene and then shoot.
We’re traveling to KY for the Bourbon and Bluegrass Airstream Festival but before we get there we are traversing the plains.
August 31, 2018 Last trip to Kansas this summer. I won’t miss the 103F temps but it will be interesting to see what the fall brings besides the cold and snow.