On a hot, sunny evening in the valley we sat on smelly folding lawn chairs we should have replaced years ago but I didn't know until just then that they were smelly, as if they'd been stored in a dark, dank basement for years. Now I know. To the east loomed a flat-top mountain, reaching … Continue reading Lowdown: We were surrounded
Heron in tree
Red Dog asks: What’s a Boebert?
Red Dog Smith is obviously watching too much news lately, or somehow absorbing it through our befouled political atmosphere here in Mesa County or maybe he has his own Twitter account and I just haven't found it yet. I try to be honest with him and tell him what I do and don't know on … Continue reading Red Dog asks: What’s a Boebert?
A chasmic day off
Taking a Friday off to explore our new stomping grounds is always a good idea. Even better when the weather is fine. Paonia was a few miles off the map-app-recommended route to the Black Canyon, but what the heck. We had a nice early lunch and came back later to taste some wines. We had … Continue reading A chasmic day off