Monthly Archives: July 2010

Site Upgraded to WordPress 3.0 and 2010 Theme

Upgrading WordPress is a royal pain given my ISP somehow has things set up so WordPress can’t directly update it. Fixing it is way down in the gory details, in the nethermost regions of the Linux operating system that powers … Continue reading

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Nice Colorado Wildflower Guide

As I’ve noted in many posts here on, my mother loves the wildflower pictures. That’s a good thing, because now I keep an eye out for them. So riding in the Colorado high country is not just about trails … Continue reading

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Wildflowers in Stealey Mountain Trail Complex

I (re)explored the ATV double-track* trails in what I call the Stealey Mountain Trail Complex. I found wildflowers galore. Here are pictures. Update: see here for description of my new wildflower book. I’m going back through the wildflower pictures to … Continue reading

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An Evening Treat—Horses Along County Road 2

I was out for a quick evening ride and found these horses. They’re in the Billy Creek State Wildlife Area along Ouray County (Colorado) Road 2.

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Fireworks in Ouray, Colorado

Hey, not every post has to be about motorcycling, does it? Here’s some video I took last night.

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Uncompahgre Plateau Wildflower Bonanza

Loretta and I took the Blazer up Montrose County Road 90 to the area where it intersects Divide Road, up high on the Uncompahgre Plateau. That meant I could take along my Pentax K100D. I shot raw and had fun … Continue reading

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Sanborn Park Wildflowers

While exploring side roads along Sanborn Park Road, Forest Road 530, I chanced upon many wildflowers. Here are some

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The ZK Spring Trail Mystery

While traveling along Sanborn Park Road (see here), one of the roads I tried was Turkey Plot Road, Forest Road 554. To my delight, I found what looked like a single track intersecting it, ZK Spring Trail 124. Well, I … Continue reading

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Sanborn Park Side Road Explorations

Today is the Friday before the July 4th long weekend, so I opted for a place less visited. I’d been on Sanborn Park Road before and had noticed

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