Turkey Creek Ranch, Colorado

Reminiscing about my time in Colorado … one of the most memorable days with my Nikon was at the Turkey Creek Ranch recreational facility just south of Fort Carson, Colorado.  The ranch has been around since the early 1860s, and thousands of years before that, home to hunter and gatherers of the Middle Archaic period,…

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A Visual Sample of Colorado

Well, while I’m still here.  Kind of in the interim, waiting to go back to France.  Not too much longer, but until then I’d like to share some of the Nikon shots that I’ve taken over the years here in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area.  I’ve had some good and bad memories here, but…

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A Trip to Gorges du Verdon

  When I first met, Stephane.  He had mentioned to me in casual conversation that if I ever visited, one of the first places he’d take me to see would be the majestic Gorges du Verdon.  Of course, I had never heard of this national park, nestled by rolling hills of lavender fields, which contrast…

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MONT D’OR: The Old Tower

Yes, that’s my love.  Standing there, looking sultry beneath the light of moon and stars, and perched against the wall of a castle ruin, dating back to 900 AD.  Thanks to William the Liberator, son of the Earl of Arles who freed the Provence region from the Saracens in 974 AD and built a fortified castle…

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The Journey Begins

On the day that I was born, I was destined to be a nomad.  My dad once joked with me that we were descended from a band of gypsies.  As I grew older, that jest kind of went along with my life-long theme as a military brat.  After Vietnam, my father transferred around from air…

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