Monday, August 30, 2010

Peaches #3: We are Eco-Friendly


Recycling is strongly encouraged.  After all this is Boulder County............

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Peach Festival #2


Sometimes it seems more like an arts festival............


But we know why we are here!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Lafayette Peach Festival through a Fisheye

Last Weekend featured the Lafayette Peach Festival.  Not sure that peaches were actually grown here, but any excuse for a party, right? I had a peach smoothie and it was great!



Taking a look at the crowd



About Lomography:

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Peru Creek: End of the Day


Soon we'll take a look over that mountain ridge at another Off Road Adventure

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Peru Creek: Wages of Sin


The Pennsylvania Mine is the largest regional source of acid mine drainage.  Click her for info on the cleanup project and monitoring.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Peru Creek: Keeping your Powder Dry


Stone Shed near the mine entrance, probably used to store explosives.  The roof is totally gone, so it may have blown up.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Peru Creek Tram


Trams or suspended cable car systems were the most efficient way to bring ore down steep mountain slopes.  This is where the tram entered the Stamp Mill.


Further up the mountain steam powered the tram.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Peru Creek: Pennsylvania Mine Stamp Mill


The largest and most interesting ruin is the old Pennsylvania Mine Stamp Mill.  A cable car system brought the ore down the mountain to the mill.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Off Road Adventures: Peru Creek

Recently we visited the Peru Creek Mining District.  We'll spend a few days taking a look around.





I've been waiting a week to share this with you. New DSL modem was the problem.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Serious Computer failure

Greetings All

I haven't forgotten my blog.  My usual blogging computer seems to be on its last legs.  So I'll have to transfer my photos to the PC.  Yes,  my PC is more reliable than my MAC!  Hope to post later tonight.

Friday, August 6, 2010

A Very Attentive Dog


My baby dog Andy, Now two years old and very photogenic as well as attentive.  Andy is a shepherd-norwegian elk hound mix

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Calendar 2010: Mt Evans August


Yellow Paint brush from Mt Evans.  
For my newest followers catch up on the Calendar Series.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Sorry we've been gone.

A bit under the weather lately.  Summer colds being horrible!  Look for anew post later this evening....