Category Archives: Sculptures and Statues

Fort Collins

On the Friday after Thanksgiving we went to Fort Collins because … We didn’t really have a reason. We headed downtown in search of a reason to be there. Here’s what we found. A tribute to Andy Warhol on the … Continue reading

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Swetsville Zoo

Bill Swets was a farmer who created his sculpture park just for fun. He fashioned about 180 creatures out of scrap metal and machine parts. The all sit in a dilapidated yard along the Cache la Poudre River near Fort … Continue reading

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Uncle Wilbur Fountain

Every hour on the hour on summer afternoons, Uncle Wilber rises up under his blue dome and plays his tuba. He can be found in downtown Colorado Springs in Acacia Park. We arrived a few minutes late when the show … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Collection of World’s Smallest Versions of World’s Largest Things

I first heard about this collection when I lived in Illinois. I figured I’d never get to Lucas, Kansas to see it. But then we moved to Colorado, and Lucas is right on the way when we visit family in … 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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Monument

I spent a couple hours this afternoon wandering about Monument, Colorado, taking photos of everything that was interesting and several things that weren’t. On this site, on January 15, 2017, at 2:30 pm, Roger took a red chair photo. A … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail — Part Two

We tried a new church this morning. They gave us chocolate because we were first time visitors. This has happened to us before. We’ve decided, instead of settling down, that we’re just going to visit a new church every week. … Continue reading

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Palmer Lake Star

From late November through New Years, when driving north on I-25 through Monument, Colorado, or when out walking in the area anytime after dark, you can’t help noticing the giant lit-up star on the mountainside above Palmer Lake. On December … Continue reading

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Bambino’s

On Wednesday, Nolan took us to look at several townhouses. The last one was less than two miles from CBS. The brochure said the price was within our range. We really liked the way it looked inside, and the location … Continue reading

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Columbus Zoo

I had four hours to kill in Columbus, Ohio, so I decided to go to the zoo. The park was filled with moms with kids, young couples, and kids on field trips. I felt a little lonely in the crowd. … Continue reading

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