Articles from August 2012



Sept. 7 Classic Colorado signing at The Bookworm of Edwards

Join me Friday September 7, 2012 beginning at 6 p.m.  for a signing of my book Classic Colorado at The Bookworm of Edwards, near Vail, Colorado! The event will be part of the independent bookstore’s Local Author Showcase for the Fall 2012 season. Meet me and seven other wonderful authors to learn about our inspirations […]

Image of the Month: August 2012

August may be the best month in Colorado to hike a fourteener. In most years this is the time when the least amount of snow will be remaining on the state’s high peaks. For those of us who don’t like skiing or hiking with crampons, late summer is an opportune time to explore the summits […]

Image of the Month: July 2012

This year’s dry conditions continued through the early summer. As wildfires raged throughout Colorado and the West, the wildflower season had an early and brief appearance. I didn’t get out much to photograph this year’s flower displays so I am posting an image from last year’s impressive bloom in the valleys near Crested Butte. These […]

Image of the Month: June 2012

Few summers begin as early as 2012 did in Rocky Mountain National Park. Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuously paved road in the nation, opened on May 14. This was the third earliest recorded opening. In contrast to last year’s substantive amount of snowpack, this year’s winter was very dry allowing visitors to access the […]