Oxygen on the rocks

The day dawned with a gorgeous sunrise as we started up the mountain trail. The sunrise reminded me of why I love Colorado But something was missing. A thousand feet higher, we surrounded by pine and aspen and engulfed in the wonderful aroma that only the high mountain forest offers as a gift. What sweet memories were stirred as we …

It’s a dogs life

Some things are just too weird for words. While riding four wheelers on remote logging road at 12,000 ft, we ran into this site. I don’t know what to say. I understand why he might be carrying mountain lion bait, but why the goggles? I would love to hear some of your captions to this picture. As for me it …

I’ll have mine with Mayo

I just returned from having an oil change and tune up. Not for my car, but for me. I did it at Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. It was the “First Class Experience” of medicine. A recent article in U.S. News shows that Mayo is the place to be if you are dealing with life threatening health issues. Only 173 …

Winner or Wiener

This is a new feature of my blog that will appear from time to time. I call it WINNER OR WIENER. It is designed to call attention to people who manage to be positive, wonderful winners in a wiener world. I was inspired to add this feature after seeing the “hero or Zero” feature on my friend Mark Sanborn’s delightful …

How I got to know the man I never met

I had never met Danny Abbott. But then my friend Charles Robinson, author of The silent Voice of Creation, invited me to watch him perform a ceremonial dance of healing at a traditional Native American memorial for Danny. The ceremony was conducted on a beautiful day atop Vail Pass. Breathtaking vistas and a lush carpet of wild flowers stretched in …