Category Archives: Red Chair

Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

I never intended to make a special trip to visit this museum dedicated to the life and career of Buffalo Bill Cody, but I knew it was there and figured I’d be in the neighborhood some day. That day turned … Continue reading

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Eclipse

The solar eclipse path of totality crossed north of Colorado. In the Springs, it maxed out at 89%. Everyone on staff at CBS wandered out on the patio every so often to see the progress. Marilyn brought plates with screens … Continue reading

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Vindicator Valley

On Sunday, we took Linda and Barb up into the mountains to Victor. We spent a half hour wandering the Vindicator Valley Trail, enjoying the view. Wyoming Ground Squirrel in hiding Female Mountain Bluebird Even at the relatively early hour … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods Again

My sister and her friend Barb Shoens drove out for the weekend. On Saturday morning, we went to Garden of the Gods. Over the years, I expect I’ll have every square inch of it photographed.

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Len and Claudia

The Kruses went to Breckenridge for a family vacation and stopped in Colorado Springs on the way home to visit with us. We ate dinner at C.B. & Potts. We showed them CBS and our house-to-be. And then we headed … Continue reading

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New Mexico

We dipped into northern New Mexico to hike and bird at Sugarite Canyon State Park. This was the first time we’d been in the state since. 1984.

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Young and Hannah

The Chase’s were having a family painting night, so I grabbed the opportunity for a red chair photo.

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Bishop’s Castle

In 1959, a Colorado teen named Jim Bishop bought a couple acres of woods in the Wet Mountains in southern Colorado. In the early 60’s, after marrying his wife Phoebe, he began building rock cabin on his land. Passers-by thought … Continue reading

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Cripple Creek Ice Festival

Lindy came for a visit from Germany. She landed at the Denver airport at 9:10 on Saturday night. After a lazy start to Sunday, we took off into the mountains in search of adventure. A couple weeks ago, a coworker … Continue reading

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Miramont Castle

Jean Baptiste Francolon was a Catholic priest from France. He served in New Mexico for 14 years and was so unpopular there that there was an attempt to poison him. He moved to Manitou Springs to try his hand a … Continue reading

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