A Father’s Day Blessing! “May your mornings bring joy and your evenings bring peace. May your troubles grow less as your blessings increase.” Irish Blessing My sincere thanks to an online friend (who wishes to remain anonymous) for the photo taken in Colorado. The old settler’s cabin is no longer used. Can you spot the … More Father’s Day Blessing!
My favorite season officially arrived. Summer hung around much too long this year. These photos were taken in Grand Mesa National Forest in Colorado. My thanks to one of my Colorado friends for sharing. Travel Light News I will join several writer friends for a Book Signing in Overland Park, Kansas. We will be at … More Celebrating Color
Some mountainous areas are more arid. The photos here are examples. They may not have the ice-cold streams, but they are still enjoyable. Want to sit beside this waterfall? And rejuvenate through the sound of rushing water? Or stick your toes in a quiet stream? Or sit beside still waters? And gaze at the mountains … More Summer in the Mountains, Part 2
Just before we disembarked from the Durango-Silverton train at Silverton, the conductor suggested a sandwich shop farther into town. Most of the hungry crowd followed his directions. I spotted a sign right beside the tracks advertising: Chicken Pot Pie Pasties among other goodies. Why follow the crowd when there’s good food right here? And it … More Silverton’s Sage Hen Cafe
In addition to the beautiful views from the train, the camaraderie among passengers was one of the most enjoyable aspects of our trip on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. We located our reserved seats on the right for the 8:00 a.m. train. When nearly all of the two-person bench seats were filled, an … More Seating Arrangements–Durango/Silverton Train
The Durango-Silverton train’s passenger car swayed gently from side to side. I adjusted the notebook on my lap and continued to write. Bright sunshine slanted through the windows on the right side of the railroad car where I sat. A puff of smoke from the train’s engine blew through the open window. The acrid smell … More Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad