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Capturing the Boulder Brilliance of Spring Flowers: Nature’s Brushstrokes

Spring is without question “Boulder Beautiful.” Flower colors are what I would call “out of the tube” colors. I’ve hopefully captured some of the special magic of spring colors in these snapshots. This group is from our back yard. Enjoy!

Flowers remain fascinating even in their final days of existence. We would do well to emulate that.

I love color! My oldest friend refers to “Frieling Colors.” He’s referring to saturated bright colors “right out of the tube.” My sisters and brother share this family trait with me. That the only thing that I have in common with Vermeer. He like his paint unmixed, right out of the tube.

The late Dr. Roger Tsein was a great man. I knew him as a Jr. and Sr. in High School, Livingston New Jersey. I did not know him well, He was so far ahead of us, and so much smarter, that he taught our organic chemistry class for a day here and there. He worked at Bell Labs as a child, on the weekends. As an adult, his team invented color for brain imaging. He was awarded a Nobel Prize for his genius and his efforts. I am not alone in saying that he’s the smartest person I’ve met.  Rest in colorful peace my friend.

He was asked once why he had chosen this specific field of endeavor and study. “I like color!” As the great Dr. Roger Tsein said, “I like color.” Spring is in so many ways the best season of the year for color. It provides an excuse to take pictures of flowers. And now it means the ability to share some of those pictures with a (hard to get my head around) LARGE audience.

Lenny Lensworth Frieling

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Leonard Frieling Pen Of Justice Legal Blogger
  • Senior Counsel Emeritus to the Boulder Law firm Dolan + Zimmerman LLP : (720)-610-0951
  • Former Judge
  • Photographer of the Year, AboutBoulder 2023
  • First Chair and Originator of the Colorado Bar Association’s Cannabis Law Committee, a National first.
  • Previous Chair, Boulder Criminal Defense Bar (8 years)
  • Twice chair Executive Counsel, Colorado Bar Association Criminal Law Section
  • NORML Distinguished Counsel Circle
  • Life Member, NORML Legal Committee
  • Life Member, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Board Member Emeritus, Colorado NORML
  • Chair, Colorado NORML, 7 years including during the successful effort to legalize recreational pot in Colorado
  • Media work, including episodes of Fox’s Power of Attorney, well in excess of many hundreds media interviews, appearances, articles, and podcasts, including co-hosting Time For Hemp for two years.
  • Board member, Author, and Editor for Criminal Law Articles for the Colorado Lawyer, primary publication of the Colorado Bar Assoc. 7 Years, in addition to having 2 Colorado Lawyer cover photos, and numerous articles for the Colorado Lawyer monthly publication.
  • LEAP Speaker, multi-published author, University lectures Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, Denver University Law School, Univ. of New Mexico, Las Vegas NM, and many other schools at all levels.
  • http://www.Lfrieling.com
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