Doubly Beautiful

How can the beauty of Glen Eyrie Castle be improved upon? It is nestled amongst the red rock spires and stands at the mouth of the stunning Queens Canyon in Colorado Springs. This is a unique place that has beauty during all seasons. Whether the grounds be a lush green from the canyon run off…

Reaching Out

The endurance of life is amazing! The seed for this tree somehow sprang to life on top of this rather large red boulder on the formations known as the Red Rocks in Woodland Park, Colorado. The roots of this tree snaked their way into the crevices and down to the soil. It is amazing that the…

Snow Dust

I find a lot of  beauty in the way the reddish-orange rocks of the Garden of the Gods formation are dusted in white, standing out against a Colorado blue sky. Each snow-covered tree limb is seemingly etched into the sky. It is simple, yet complex and beautiful.

A Garden Sunrise

The sun rises on Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the #1 U.S. park in 2014, according to tripdvisor.com, and #2 in the world. High praise for sure and I can understand why. This is a beautiful piece of land, set aside for the enjoyment of all generations. I can do no better than…

Reflective Rock Garden

This is the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs at the start of a beautiful spring day. Some of you may be thinking that you’ve been here and you don’t remember ever seeing a pond. This pond is fleeting and is only here after heavy flooding rains, which are infrequent in this part of…

Rock Garden

A view of the western side of the main rock fin formations that make up the Garden of the Gods. As the story goes, the park got its name from the first two westerners to explore the land in the 1850s. One exclaimed that it would be a great place for a beer garden and the…