Here’s a great view of the Rocky Mountains and part of Boulder, Colorado, as seen from my apartment in Broomfield on December 21, 2013.
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I can’t remember the history of this image, but the metadata tells me that I created it on May 13, 2014. It looks like I took a slightly zoomed-in photo with an iPhone 5s, because that also appears in the metadata. This was the view I had from my second apartment in Broomfield, Colorado.
This is a view of a portion of the Rocky Mountains, as seen from Longmont, Colorado, on December 31, 2020.
This is a view in Rocky Mountain National Park, on January 3, 2018. Sister #2 and mom was here, and we went into the park.
If you know where to look, you too can find this 12,005’ altitude sign in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), in the Estes Park, Colorado area.
Unfortunately this image (and accompanying video) are blurry — I didn’t want to get too close to them — but here are two moose in Rocky Mountain National Park, July 31, 2019.
This is a photo I took of the entrance to El Sanctuario de Chimayo in New Mexico. My notes say that the church was opened in 1816.
As I continue to work through photos, this is a photo of a painting of a church, which I believe I saw in the lobby of the La Fonda hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
This is the church for the children (el ninos) next to El Sanctuario de Chimayo, just north of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Brief conversation with a Starbucks barista in whatever town I was just in:
“A grande coffee, please.”
“Room for cream?”
“Yes, an inch please.”
“I won’t be offended if it’s more than that. I won’t drink it all.”
“Okay. Anything else?”
“I haven’t had caffeine in several months, so that should be more than enough.”
“Did you know that some people get sleepy when they have caffeine? I thought that was interesting.”
She leans in and whispers, “Don’t tell anyone, but honestly, I only like to drink coffee on the weekends, and then have deep conversations with friends.”
I lean in and quietly reply, “I like your style.”
~ December 18, 2018
Started the drive back to Colorado at 5:50am EST Tuesday in Kentucky. Waited out the morning’s nasty snowstorm with some old-timers and truckers at a McD’s in Georgetown, Indiana.
Got tired of waiting, so when the snow let up a little I got back in the car. Maneuvered through snow-and-ice induced wrecks between Corydon and Evansville. Wanted to kiss the ground when it finally got dry after 11am. Drove through the sunset in Kansas, then followed the truckers, the Moon, and stars across the rest of Kansas and Colorado, arrived home at 12:20am MST Wednesday. Looking forward to seeing if the mountains are white whenever I wake up.
The Moon, heading for the back side of the mountains on the morning of December 3, 2020.
My (former) cattle neighbors in Broomfield, Colorado, who I discovered on the afternoon of December 4, 2011.
This photo from January 12, 2012 of the Rocky Mountains behind Boulder, Colorado made me feel like I was living on the Moon.
What the sky will look like when people travel back and forth to the Moon. :)
Back on November 11, 2015, we had our first snowfall, and I took this photo of my neighbor’s horses.
While driving back from Golden, Colorado on November 10, 2016, I happened to be listening to Lady Cab Driver by the artist formerly known as Prince, and wondered if these days he would have called it Lady Uber Driver. I thought it was interesting how society in the present moment has an effect on music and writing.
And here’s a gratuitous photo of some cattle on the right and wrong side of the fence near Golden, a big field, and some mountains.
I didn’t know that Longmont, Colorado had a newspaper, but it looks like there is one called Times-Call.
A few days ago I was driving back from the hospital and took a series of photos of the Moon over the Rocky Mountains from this rural area of Erie and Longmont, Colorado. This is the first photo.
If you’re interested in what Colorado looks like, this is a photo from the Erie, Colorado area on November 3, 2020.