Those Crazy People in Rocky Mountain National Park

This is the third and final installment of photos from our Rocky Mountain National Park vacation. This is the one my friends will enjoy the most, and my fellow bloggers could care less about.

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Feeding the chipmunks in Estes Park
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Brandi, Lil’ W, and Bobby at Bear Lake
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Baby K looks thrilled, doesn’t she?
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Taking a break on our six-mile Ouzel Falls hike
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Baby K having a good time with Daddy at our lunch stop
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The obligatory “thumbs up” photo before a hike
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Enjoying the serene Gem Lake
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My family near Copeland Falls

Day 362: Time to Fly South?

We’ve had unseasonably warm weather in the Midwest over the past few days; and that’s perfectly fine with me. I’m not a fan of sub-zero temperatures, ice freezing inside my windows, or dangerous road conditions. In fact, it’s so warm that these geese haven’t finished flying south yet! I got off work yesterday just in time to head to the park before the sunlight faded.

A Canadian goose comes up from a quick dip.
A Canadian goose flaps its powerful wings in the water.

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Days 278-279: Autumn at its Best

I’ve spent a lot of time admiring the changing leaves and beautiful fall colors lately. And since the trees are almost to their peak already, you may see even more of these photos from me in the next few days.

Bright orange trees are my favorite; this one is right across the street from where I live.
These gorgeous trees are changing rapidly at Riss Lake in Parkville, Mo.

Day 161: Taking a Gander

Yesterday evening my sister and nephew stayed with us before heading to the airport in the morning. My nephew loves to feed the geese and the ducks at our pond. The goslings are now several weeks old and actually bigger (and meaner) than the full-grown ducks!

Spencer and Jerod look on as they feed geese.