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Dynamic Boulder Landscapes: Views from the Front Range to the Valley

April 4th, 2024
green grass field with mountains during daytime

As the sun rises and sets, casting its golden hues across the land, the Front Range, the Divide, the Plains, and the Valley unveil a mesmerizing panorama that captivates the soul. The ever-changing beauty of these diverse landscapes offers a dynamic canvas of natural wonders, each with its own unique allure and charm. Let’s delve into the enchanting vistas of these distinct regions and discover the magic they hold. The Majestic Front Range Standing tall and proud, the Front Range paints a stunning picture of rugged peaks, lush forests, and cascading waterfalls. This iconic mountain range,... Read More

Featured Boulder Bloodhound: Dog of the Day

March 19th, 2024

  Bloodhound Backed by the Continental Divide. A 5′ 1.5 meter snow had just fallen. The Ears Are HUGE!                       pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling   Boulder‘s Simon (Spanish, pronounced “SeeMow” is full-blooded papered bloodhound. The original owners were so surprised by how large the pup got. They were caught off guard by the amount of attention the pup required. They could not handle that, and the present Boulder “parent” is wonderful! This dog, huge ears and all, is a true sweetheart. He cooperated, sort of, in posing... Read More

Sunday Boulder Red, Longs Peak, The Divide, Tall Grass, and Beloved Boulder

February 18th, 2024

  The Sun Rises Over A Section of Tall Grass Prairie, lighting Longs Peak, the front range, and the Continental Divide South of Longs Peak. As the sun rises the landscape nearest still shows the sunrise red, while the objects in the distance that have had sun for longer are losing the red Colorado. I was taught, in 1976 by a friend who grew up in Boulder that temperature coping was merely a matter of proper clothing. He now lives in Florida and I find that cold in fact IS cold. Proper clothing helps, and new hi-tech clothing helps more. Have a great rest of the weekend! pic Lenny Lensworth... Read More

Boulder’s Tall Grass Prairie Sunday Sunrise Spectacular

January 7th, 2024

Boulder Classic: Red Light Sunrise on Tall Grass Prairie With Favorite Longs Peak Backdrop Boulder‘s famous “artist’s light” does not refer to one time of day or to one type of light. Our sunrise it is frequently painted with a palette of reds and yellows. Boulder and part East are also famous and a photographer’s haven for it 170 million acres of tall grass prairie. The Colorado Tall Grass Prairie, becoming more dominant as we move East in Boulder County, is an ecological treasure that encapsulates the serene beauty and complexity of prairie ecosystems. This region... Read More

Boulder Sundown Spectacular!

January 4th, 2024

  Boulder is a town that merges fact and fantasy. This sundown picture does that very thing: mixing fact and fantasy, beauty and AI. The SECRET TO AI is to formulate the right question. It is reminiscent of the dilemma posed by having to deal with having three wishes from a Genie. One has to be very careful in the wording of the wishes, and if the wording is right, the resulting wish is a boon! Asked wrong, the result is wither bad or worse. This is an example of a “beautiful Boulder Sunset!”  Read More

Boulder’s Mountain Momma

January 2nd, 2024

Boulder has had the honor and privilege of being watched over by the majesty of Longs Peak. Towering 14,259 feet,  4350 meters above sea level, and almost 10,000 feet, 3000 meters above Boulder. We’re mile-high, with the 5280 topo line going through our back yard, right where our Buddha stands. The top of Longs, which is a LONG walk for some, and a three hour jog for others is a high point in the lives of anyone who has seen it from the bottom, made it to the top, or who have looked at it and admired it over decades. It really does never look the same.   Longs Peak from Peak to Peak... Read More

Boulder to Glenwood Canyon by Santa Fe Vista Cruiser

December 15th, 2023

Chicago’s famous bridges in the middle of town over the Chicago River Check out the Lionel Trains  “O” gauge on Amazon. The World’s Most Famous Railcar! Passing through the foothills that back Boulder, snaking up in altitude, and offering views of Gross Reservoir that are beyond compare, this journey reveals the less-seen back sides of familiar scenes to the north. It’s thrilling. With my face plastered to the window—hard enough to leave flat spots on my face and a dent in the glass—I spend the 6 hours (or more) on the AMTRAK trip from Union Station, Denver,... Read More