Just a quick image for your morning’s reflection. I listened to President Obama’s speech yesterday. He made a stop at Bayliss Park here in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The park is close enough to my house that I could hear his voice and the crowd cheering through my open office window. I followed live televised coverage […]
Monthly Archives: August 2012
County Road 40 seems like such an unfairly pedestrian name for the gravel passage between Highway 34 and Highway 125. It’s a short but resplendent drive through lush valleys and the Rocky Mountain foothills. About halfway along the length of County Road 40 is Willow Creek Reservoir, an aspen-lined lake that was shrouded in low-lying […]
Here is another photograph of magical Monarch Lake, whose surface was strikingly still on the morning of our first visit. When we first got there, not long after sunrise, Teri, Gavin, and I had the lake all to ourselves. That’s the great thing about early mornings; most people have a deep aversion not only to […]
She was the predator. My camera was the prey.
One of my favorite things to do while I’m travelling is to get up before sunrise and go driving, just to see what I might find in the early light. The photograph below was taken on such a morning a few weeks ago, when I explored one of the numerous gravel roads near our cabin in Granby. […]