Painting in the Wind

The day broke with sunshine, scattered clouds and the promise of mild temperatures — all good omens for painting outside — but a steady wind picked up as I headed out to Lory State Park west of town, and by the time I got there, the wind was sending snow flying across the road and … read more

Wandering the Western Slope

Several weeks ago my husband and I drove over the Rocky Mountains to explore what’s known here in Colorado as the “Western Slope.” Specifically, we went to learn something about the Grand Valley, where the Rocky Mountains give way to the Colorado Plateau, where the Colorado River meets the Gunnison and where a city appropriately-named … read more