Author Archives: Merilee

Quaking aspens

Colorado turns to fall September 20, 2017 The aspens high in the San Juans are turning gold and we are enjoying the display immensely.  The temps have been cool and winds blustering to +30 mph for the last 3 days. … Continue reading

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August in Colorado

Montrose, Colorado We have been enjoying summer in Montrose, Colorado.  There are so many things to see and do. Olathe, CO is an agricultural community famous for it’s amazing sweet corn (which we have eaten our share of) but the … Continue reading

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Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

Crested Butte, Colorado July 20, 2017 The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival had many 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

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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