Author Archives: Merilee

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

Crested Butte, Colorado July 20, 2017 The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival is an energetic offerings of guided hikes, professional photographer field led workshops and many more programs.  I had the pleasure of participating in 4 professional photographer led workshops. The … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloon Festival

Gunnison, Colorado July 4, 2017 The Gunnison Hot Air Balloon Festival was a 3 day event and most entertaining to watch.  The crowds appreciated the show. This colorful balloon was dropping the streamers into the crowd.  The kids loved to … Continue reading

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Black Hills

Custer, South Dakota June 28, 2017 While we enjoyed our time in the Black Hills, we were distracted by hunting for a summer home.  No luck this time but we will keep our eyes open.  I thoroughly enjoyed car pooling … Continue reading

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Custer State Park Custer, SD May 27, 2017 Custer State Park is one of the few places in the world where you can see an abundance of wildlife  in their natural habitat.  We have been exploring the park’s 71,000 acres … Continue reading

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Red Dogs

Custer State Park Custer, SD May 25, 2017 We have been enjoying observing the bison herd with new calves, called red dogs.  They are just full of energy and then they suddenly just drop for a short nap.  Over the … Continue reading

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Rainy day in Canyonlands

May 12, 2017 Canyonlands National Park San Juan County, Utah Driving into Canyonlands National Park, I was distracted by the “open range” sign and there was cattle all over the road.  An RV hit a cow right in front of … Continue reading

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