A better question would be: “Who is new at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo?” 2022, like the year before, brought a number of animal babies to our local zoo and my husband and I visited there twice to welcome the new additions—on August 31 and October 21. The zoo’s first newborn, a spring baby, was Rocky … Continue reading What is New at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo?
Late autumn and winter aren’t necessarily my favorite seasons, but as summers are turning hotter and less bearable, I welcome the opportunity to once again feel cool enough to don warm garments. After all, one is able to take off only so many clothes in the heat, but can always add another layer when cold. … Continue reading Goose Music
Why do we keep taking photos of the same subject over and over, even though our archives likely contain the very plant or animal motif many times over? Is it because we always hope for a technically improved or aesthetically more pleasing image? Possibly. But I think more often than not it’s done simply to … Continue reading Aspenglow
October 4 was a stay-at-home day in order to nurse our Covid and Influenza vaccine-related fatigue, malaise, and soreness. Cloudy and sunlit skies took turns and were punctuated by brief periods of rain. During one of the sunny intervals, a Monarch Butterfly was seen flitting from cosmos to cosmos in our driveway, which has turned … Continue reading Insects Welcome!
Autumn is a lovely time of year Cooler days are finally here. Flora’s summer colors still hang on, Are enriched by fall attire most plants don. As forests get ready to shed their coverings I gleefully pull on woolen leggings. Thick sweaters are my favorite things to wear, Help the coming frigid months to … Continue reading Autumn Is In The Air