Posts Tagged ‘Nature’

Early spring brings amusing critter activity

Early spring brings amusing critter activity

Living near the Upper Bear Creak drainage from our closest fourteen thousand foot peak  Mount Evans provides a remarkable view into the lives and habits of a lot of wildlife. It’s not unusual in this montane environment  to see unique animal movement and behavior this time of year at 8000 feet. Many of the migrating […]

 

Mother Nature at her finest

Summer's Monet

I love this time of year in Evergreen.With temperatures in the low 80’s, the threat of snow is gone for darn near ninety days. And after 10 days of rain from a Gulf of Mexico monsoonal flow, the mountain meadows are a deep rich green, the wildflowers are bursting with vibrant colors and even the […]

 

This is more than your basic dog smell

October 6th, 2009

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This is more than your basic dog smell

When you live in the mountains or the country  like I do, regular hikes are fun, good for the health and something we look forward to most days. When you are owners of two zany Weimeraners it’s  a requisite. And trust me they remind you constantly. I just finished up a hike yesterday and had […]

 

Yogi’s surprise visit must mean fall is near.

August 17th, 2009

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Yogi's surprise visit must mean fall is near.

I am not positive but I think fall might be just around the corner. Or at least one of our local bears thinks so. When I went out about 5:45 this morning to disperse the various bird feeders that adorn the property, twelve to be exact, there seemed to be a cooler feel to the […]