49 – A Bear in the Yard

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

October 5, 2009 Dear Friends and Relatives, We took what I called “our family vacation” in mid-July to Ouray, CO.  We found a motel that would accept animals.  In fact there were many dogs with owners at our motel.  We even ate at a restaurant on their outdoor patio with the dogs.  The waitress brought […]

47-Fires & Coyotes

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Diane and I are doing very well.  New Years Day, with two friends, we hiked to a remote lake high in nearby Rocky Mountain National Park.  It’s a winter wonderland.  Diane has good fitness again and climbed the steep snow and ice covered trails that cling to naked rocky mountainsides buffeted by powerful winds drifting […]

31-Duck Eggs, Bear, Easter in Moab, Bicycle Crash, Boulder Boulder

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004

June 23, 2004   Hello everyone,   Early spring brought some wonderful snow and wintery weather.  This didn’t deter me from working outside in the yard.  I was busy cutting back Artemisia when a female mallard duck flew out of one of the shrubs and it was then I discovered 7 beautiful eggs.  I left the area and she came […]