Category: Mountains

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

A clarion call for mindfulness: what if every day was new year’s day?

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn is all around us at Little House in the Rockies, and a haiku came naturally, like the fall colors.

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Gorgeous fall colors and a mountain landscape – so easy to create a haiku from that inspiration!

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

The fall equinox is a perfect time to be in Central Colorado – the cool air, the fall colors, the azure sky… life is good.

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Chipmunks posing in Park County, CO make for peaceful pictures.

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

I’d like to be on that porch at Little House in the Rockies, looking at that sunset, feeling the mountain air, shivering just a little.

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku saluting the Purple Fringe alongside the abandoned track at the top of Boreas Pass at the continental divide.

Shared by a Fellow Blogger: Pikes Peak

Shared by a Fellow Blogger: Pikes Peak

The Tanja Britton blog has a great post about Pike’s Peak.

Haiku: Wildlife and Wildfire

Haiku: Wildlife and Wildfire

Wildfires abound in Colorado right now. Nearest to us here at Little House in the Rockies (but not an imminent threat) is the Weston Pass fire southwest of FairPlay. It’s about 25 miles away, as the crow flies. We can see and smell the smoke. […]

Haiku: The Road to…

Haiku: The Road to…

On Elkhorn Road headed North toward Como, CO, the tired old asphalt is framed in spring by spunky yellow wildflowers. Thus, a haiku.

Haiku: Simple Pleasures in the Mountain Air

Haiku: Simple Pleasures in the Mountain Air

A “grateful for nature” haiku from Little House in the Rockies, where absolute peace and tranquility abound.

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

A haiku for a happy mountain place that inspires me, restores peace and tranquility and fuels creativity.

Magnificent Mountains: Same View, Different Weather, Life is Good

Magnificent Mountains: Same View, Different Weather, Life is Good

A snowstorm came and went between these two photos, and we were snug and warm in our little cabin, watching.


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