Tag Archives: On the Road

~A few Bird Photos~

A few more bird photos from Fairview Riverside State Park:

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Great Egret
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“I see something”
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“Getting Close”
"Got It"
“Got It”
Loggerhead Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Mockingbird
~Going the Wrong Way~
Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Fly Away
Fly Away

This past Saturday we left Fairview Riverside State Park, one day early, and headed to Purvis, Mississippi. We are staying at my brother and sister-in-laws home on 160 beautiful acres. We left a day early in order to visit our nephew visiting from Texas. We are having a great time.

~Eastern Phoebe~

A beautiful Eastern Phoebe hanging out in Fairview Riverside State Park

Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe

~

who gave me this name

does it bring you a smile

unique isn’t it

~

"So Sweet"
“So Sweet”
"Find Me"
“Find Me”

I followed this little guy around for a few minutes while he hunted bugs. I guess he decided to just let me take his picture. “Just get it over with so I can get back to eating”.

Tanka:~Like Lovers Intertwined~

flowering vines

like lovers intertwined

hearts beating as one

melding friendship and love

forming a life long bond

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These photos taken in Fairview Riverside State Park. I don’t know what they are; however they are beautiful. We are in for a rainy day with 100% rain predicted.

Enjoy you day!

~Gone to the Dogs~

A  few photos, prior to us leaving Colorado

Skye at the Colorado City KOA
Skye at the Colorado City KOA

I wonder what she is intently watching?

 

 

Kloud at the Colorado City KOA
Kloud at the Colorado City KOA

I think Kloud was watching her new friend.

 

 

Skye and Kloud meet a friend.
Skye and Kloud meet a friend.

I don’t know the name of Skye and Kloud’s new friend, but he sure was a photogenic guy!

 

 

Rest Area in Trinidad, Colorado
Rest Area in Trinidad, Colorado

Our last stop in Colorado before heading over Raton Pass.

 

 

Leaving Beautiful, Colorful Colorado
Leaving Beautiful, Colorful Colorado

Colorado flag waving in the breeze

 

“Enjoy your journey wherever you are”

 

~Not Too Far, but Far Enough~

The Rambling Rose is on the road again!!

Our back yard for today.
Our back yard for today.

 

Sunday, October 27, 2013, Loveland, Co to Colorado City, Co – Not too far, but far enough!

 

We woke up at 6:00am with the Denver Broncos on our mind. Say what?

Our plans included starting our 2013/2014 winter season today for two reasons:

~First, according to the weather forecasters, old man winter is suppose to pay Loveland a visit on Monday or Tuesday. They are predicting cold temperatures and snow. Time to leave!

~Second, we were just not ready to leave on Saturday.

We wanted to leave Loveland prior to this Canadian Winter Storm hitting our area, so departure day was today. We knew a Broncos game would begin, in Denver, around 2:00pm and we didn’t want to get caught up in the traffic it would generate. So we had no choice, get up early and travel through Denver beating the traffic.

Up at six (way too early for us) and on our way after running through hooking up the tow car, which we hadn’t done since April. Plus, checking all other items like tire pressure, lights, brakes, CB radio and the list goes on. Check, re-check!  Routine kicked in and everything was completed with no problems. So off we went

We breezed through Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo, thank goodness for Sunday mornings and people sleeping late. Traffic was minimal. 

 We stopped at our Leaving-and-Returning-Home-First-and-Last Stop location –The KOA in Colorado City, CO.

It is a convenient and pleasant place to spend our first night on the road.  Stopping here for one night gives us a chance to relax a bit after a hectic time of getting ready to leave home for six months.

We pulled into the KOA around noon, ate a nice lunch, took a few walks with the doggies, rearranged some things in the coach and just enjoyed the day.

Looking west toward the Wet Mountains
Looking west toward the Wet Mountains
Colorful Colorado
Colorful Colorado
Sunset, October 27, 2013, at Colorado City, CO
Sunset,
October 27, 2013, at Colorado City, CO

In the morning we head to Capulin, NM to visit the Capulin volcano.