Majestic. Awe-inspiring. Grandiose. Those are a few words that came to mind. "Grand" is what they chose. Disappointing. I did my research, I studied my maps and read numerous articles about the Grand Tetons, but nothing will prepare you for SEEING these mountains for the...Read more
The last three deployments that I have been on, I've had with Angela Carona. We have become great friends and spend a lot of "free" time together. Her husband, Mike, was deployed to the Greeley office after Angela, and over time, he has gotten use to my, as he calls it, "rough around the edges"...Read more
Sheep Mountain, Colorado
I know why it's called Sheep Mountain. Only mountain sheep can prance around on an incline like this. (Is there such a thing as mountain sheep?) Sheep Mountain is part of the Round Mountain trail, and has an elevation gain of 3000' over a 5-mile stretch. I knew the hike up would be a non stop...Read more
Where the Bald Eagles vacation in the winter.
One of my friends, Bob Adams, who happens to be an amazing photographer, told me about the Bald Eagles that feast up and down the frozen Mississippi River during the winter. Seeing as I was in Wisconsin, and a mere 3.5 hour drive to "just over there," I decided to head that way when my time...Read more